Italian-Style Red Sauce

Ingredients

1 14 Oz Can Chopped Plum Tomatoes
1 6 Oz Can Tomato Paste
2 Tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
1 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 Tsp Dried Oregano
1 Tsp Dried Basil
1 Tsp Dried Parsley
2 Medium Cloves Garlic
1 Cube Beef Bullion
1/4 Tsp Ground Ginger
1/8 Tsp Ground Black Pepper
Salt – to taste

How to prepare

Mix everything together in a small saucepan on medium heat until it
starts bubbling. Reduce to simmer for 30 minutes to 1 hour, stirring
occassionally

This recipe works well as a spagetti sauce, a pizza sauce, a topping for baked chicken, or just about anything else you need a red sauce for. Easy to make and much better than anything from the store

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Moroccan charmoula for fish

Ingredients

1 tbsp paprika
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
2 tsp ground cumin
4-6 cloves of garlic, minced fine
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup chopped parsley
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1 cup fruity olive oil
Salt and black pepper to taste

How to prepare

Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and whisk together lightly. The all-purpose, most-loved moroccan sauce for baked or grilled fish enough for six to eight portions of fish give or take your propensity for charmoula rub a little into the fish a few hours before cooking spoon some on the cooked fish serve with couscous if you desire (also good on chicken )

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Butterscotch sauce

Ingredients

3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup corn syrup
2 tbsp margarine or butter
1/2 cup heavy or whipping cream
2 tsp vanilla

How to prepare

In saucepan combine sugar, syrup & butter. Stirring frequently, bring to a full boil over med heat; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; immediately stir in cream & vanilla. Cool to room temperature. Store in refrigerator. Stir before serving.

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Blackened seasoning blend

Ingredients

1 tbsp paprika
2 1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
3/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp white pepper
1 tsp dried tarragon
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried marjoram

How to prepare

Mix this up well, and then dip the fish fillets first in melted butter, then smear the seasoning mixture on both sides of the fish. Heat a cast iron skillet for about eight minutes on high heat. Put the fillets in the pan without crowding, pour a few tablespoons of melted butter on top, cook on both sides for about two minutes and serve immediately with butter and lemon.

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Mexican crema – creme fraiche

Ingredients

1 cup heavy cream
1 tbsp buttermilk

How to prepare

Place cream and buttermilk in a clean container and cover with cheesecloth, and place overnight in a warm location to set. The consistency of the crema the following day should be of a loose sour cream. If any mold develops, toss the mixture out and start again. Once set, the crema can be stored refrigerated for about one week. Yield: 1 cup

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