Tag: Sauces

Red Wine Reduction for Beef Tenderloin

One of the first real sauces that I learned how to make was a red wine reduction…and I was instantly hooked.  It’s a very simple sauce in appearance, but it’s quite complex in flavor and accompanies the flavors of cooked meats really well.  To some, this may also sound like […]

How to Make Chimichurri Butter

[Originally published on Jan 31, 2013 – Updated with a new technique and recipe] When it comes to steak, I’m a purist and like to go solo.  Hold the sauces, the grilled onions and the crumbled cheese, please.  Just the big beefy flavor of a properly seared & grilled steak. […]

Homemade Italian Pasta Sauce

While I’ve never done a blind tasting, my guess is that 10 out of 10 people would be able to tell the difference between jarred pasta sauce and homemade pasta sauce….and prefer the latter.  So if you’re looking for a recipe for homemade pasta sauce from scratch, keep reading. This is […]