Sauces

close-up of homemade red enchilada sauce in glass jar

Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce

This homemade red enchilada sauce is quick and easy and has way more flavor than the pre-made sauces you buy at the grocery store. Have you ever made enchilada sauce? Me neither until today! I was browsing some Mexican recipes and one called for a homemade red enchilada sauce. As […]

easy marinara sauce in small orange bowl with large yellow bowl in background

Easy Marinara Sauce

This easy marinara sauce with tomatoes, pancetta, onion, garlic and herbs is not your grandma’s marinara sauce, but better! It’s great for a variety of meals. I know I’ve mentioned this before, but if someone told 15-year-old me that down the road I was going to love marinara sauce so […]

close-up of easy turkey gravy in white gravy boat

Easy Turkey Gravy

This easy turkey gravy only has four ingredients – turkey drippings/stock, butter, flour and black pepper and can be made in no time. Happy Thanksgiving! I’m not sure how many people will actually be visiting this blog on my favorite holiday but I still felt it was important to share […]

close-up of sage pesto in white ramekin on orange dish towel

Sage Pesto

Loaded with sage, Italian parsley, roasted pepitas, and goat cheese, this sage pesto is the definition of fall-inspired pesto and goes great with a variety of meals. Have you ever had sage pesto? For me, it was a resounding “No” until I decided to make this. For those that follow […]

Close-up of kale pistachio pesto on kitchen towel

Kale Pistachio Pesto

When most people think of pesto, they think of basil and pine nuts, but this kale pistachio pesto is a great and tasty alternative to the traditional sauce. As I’ve mentioned previously, growing up I was a pretty picky eater. Looking back the one thing I laugh about the most […]

close-up of mango salsa for fish in red bowl

Corn Mango Salsa

Corn mango salsa. What’s your favorite fruit? For me it’s mango no question! The only thing I wish is it was a little easier to get out of the skin but luckily for us Wegman’s has already cut up mango for when I’m feeling lazy. When we went to Costa […]

Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

Cilantro lime vinaigrette. Summer is around the corner so today is about bright flavors. I  realize most people don’t bother making a homemade salad dressing as it’s just easier to buy from the grocery store, but if you’ve never made your own, you’re missing out. While I’ve had cilantro lime […]

Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Roasted red pepper pesto. I love pesto! It’s just one of those sauces that goes great with a ton of different dishes. I’m always on the lookout for new pesto ideas. Until recently, I feel like most people just have had traditional pesto, which is basil, pine nuts, olive oil […]

Easy Fettuccine Alfredo

Easy fettuccine Alfredo. A simple pasta dish with fettuccine that’s tossed in a sauce that has butter, cream and Parmesan cheese. We make it one time a year, and it’s always the week of Ryan’s birthday (or on Ryan’s birthday…). It’s always a “side dish” to his birthday meal of […]

Creamy Avocado Pesto

Creamy avocado pesto. A Mexican twist on an Italian classic sauce. The avocado adds a unique creaminess and taste to a traditional pesto and is a great healthy alternative if you’re looking to mix things up. Granted, I really never make traditional pesto – I guess because I can just […]