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Sauce Recipes

A good homemade sauce can turn a plain dish into a deliciously memorable meal. I love to make homemade sauces. Incorporate them into main dishes or use them as condiments at the table. From enchilada sauce to spicy harissa, you'll find all kinds of sauces here to bring extra flavor to your meals.

Whipped Feta Spread

Whipped Feta Spread is a new favorite appetizer. The tangy, salty, creamy dip with a punch of garlic and fresh dill is delicious scooped up with pita chips or raw veggies. I’m a big fan of a mezze plate—a Middle Eastern appetizer platter that usually includes some combination of various dips and spreads, fresh vegetables, …

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How to Make Harissa Paste—Super Easy Recipe

This homemade harissa recipe is surprisingly easy, and once you learn how to make it, you’ll find a million ways to use it in your cooking. Harissa is an intensely hot, complexly flavored Tunisian chile paste. It is having a moment, and it’s about time. I’ve been having my own steamy love affair with it …

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Super Lemony Smoked Trout Spread

Have you noticed, attentive readers, how much I love smoked fish? (Permit me to introduce into evidence Exhibit A and Exhibit B.) This is because smoked fish has a very delicious flavor! For lack of a more articulate explanation! A few weeks ago, a multi-block power failure compromised the menu of the blowout cocktail party my …

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