Category Archives: Sauces

Taco Time with Portobello Mushrooms

I was first introduced to Portobello mushrooms eons ago while dining at a lakeside restaurant in Lake George, New York. I had never encountered “Portobello Mushroom Burger” on a menu before, and almost every member of my family ordered it. … Continue reading

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Greek Tzatziki

Tzatziki is one of my favorite things in the entire world. That may sound hyperbolic, but it’s true. I can’t get enough of it, and I partially blame my upbringing. I spent the first few years of my life on an … Continue reading

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For the Love of Applesauce

I’ve never been a fan of cranberry sauce. Watching the jelly-like substance slip out of the can onto a serving dish always creeped me out as a kid (of course, I had to watch every year), and the flavor was simply … Continue reading

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Pesto alla Genovese (Basil Pesto)

I couldn’t blog about Sicilian pesto without giving equal attention to its northern Italian counterpart, Pesto alla Genovese (aka basil pesto). Every summer, my mom grows basil in her backyard, which I help to “harvest” (if I’m visiting) into a massive batch of … Continue reading

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Pesto alla Siciliana (Sicilian Pesto)

I am of Italian descent, and I am ashamed to say I have never heard of Sicilian Pesto (can I blame this on the fact that my great-grandparents were from Naples?) until I flipped through a summer edition of Cuisine … Continue reading

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Zesty Gluten-Free Chicken Fingers with Cool Greek Yogurt Dipping Sauce

Believe it or not–I have not forgotten about this blog. I started a new job two months ago, which I absolutely love, but cooking…and therefore blogging…has played second fiddle to ramping up in my new role. The blog always lingers in the back of my mind as … Continue reading

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