Sauces and Seasonings

Gado Gado is a spicy nut sauce originating in Indonesian. It is served over an arrangement of cooked or raw vegetables. This recipe uses almond butter and creates a smooth, silky sauce. Pour gado gado sauce over vegetables and garnish with apple slices, lemon or orange slices, toasted sunflower seeds or almond silvers. Read more →


Yesterday, I was in the process of making Philly Cheese Steaks when I realized I was out of cheese sauce. One area of cooking that I have never excelled at is making sauces. I love sauces. They can enhance or completely alter just about any food. The problem is most store bought sauces contain lots of ingredients that aren't all that great for you like tons of sodium and the evil MSG. Read more →


Super Easy Homemade Taco Seasoning

Have you ever purchased taco seasoning in a packet? If you're tired of paying high prices for a packet of artificial seasoning, consider making your own. This super easy homemade taco seasoning recipe will bring a new level of flavor to your tacos, burritos, enchiladas, tostadas and more! Read more →


Here's a recipe for an easy-to-prepare all-purpose meat marinade. You can use this marinade for white fish, chicken, turkey, red meat (it's awesome for London Broil), ribs, hamburgers, meatloaf and more. If you try it, stop back and let me know how you used it and how you like it! Read more →