Sauces

33 Sauces Videos

Quick Mushroom Ragu
Making a true, long-simmered Italian meat sauce means tending the pot for hours.…
Published: March 2011
Pan-Seared Steaks with Herb Sauce
Pan-Seared Steaks with Herb Sauce
Could we bring the ultra-rich flavor and glossy consistency of a classic French …
Published: March 2011
Argentine Steaks with Chimichurri Sauce
Argentine Steaks with Chimichurri Sauce
With Argentine beef and a wood fire, cooking churrasco in the backyard would be …
Published: July 2010
Foolproof Vinaigrette
Foolproof Vinaigrette
Basic vinaigrette has a fundamental problem: It doesn’t stay together. We sought…
Published: September 2009
Garlic Mayonnaise
Garlic Mayonnaise
Intensely flavored garlic mayonnaise is a popular condiment in Spanish tapas bar…
Published: July 2009
Importance of Salting and Draining Tzatziki
Importance of Salting and Draining Tzatziki
When you're making tzatziki, here's why draining your yogurt and salting and dra…
Published: July 2007
Pan Sauces
Pan Sauces
We rework classic French pan sauces to reduce the fat and punch up the flavor. F…
Published: September 2007
Creamless Creamy Herb Dressing
Creamless Creamy Herb Dressing
A surprising ingredient quietly imparts the smooth richness of dairy or mayonnai…
Published: November 2018
Our Favorite Turkey Gravy
Our Favorite Turkey Gravy
Of course it had to taste great. But we also wanted a gravy that could be made i…
Published: November 2018
Applesauce
Applesauce
Transform just about any apple variety into flavorful, rosy applesauce in less t…
Published: September 2018
Fresh Tomato Sauce
Fresh Tomato Sauce
Tomato flavor is fleeting—which is why we examined every part of the fruit and o…
Published: July 2018
Dark Chocolate Fudge Sauce
Dark Chocolate Fudge Sauce
We wanted a pourable, easily reheated sauce with a dark chocolate soul.
Published: July 2018
Sichuan Pantry Staples
Here are four authentic ingredients that you can buy in Asian markets, online, a…
Published: March 2018
Italian Meat Sauce (Sunday Gravy)
Italian Meat Sauce (Sunday Gravy)
This over-the-top Italian-American tomato sauce typically calls for six cuts of …
Published: September 2009
All-Purpose Caramel Sauce
All-Purpose Caramel Sauce
Whether you've been burned by caramel in the past or have questions to sort out …
Published: March 2018
Meatless "Meat" Sauce with Chickpeas and Mushrooms
Meatless "Meat" Sauce with Chickpeas and Mushrooms
We wanted it quick. We wanted it easy. Most of all, we wanted it to be as hearty…
Published: May 2017
Classic Guacamole
Classic Guacamole
A perfectly seasoned dip isn’t just stirred together. You have to cut and paste.
Published: May 2017
Quick Tomato Sauce
Quick Tomato Sauce
A quick tomato sauce that comes from a can but has plenty of fresh tomato flavor…
Published: May 2009
How to Make a Quick Roux to Thicken Gravy at the Last Minute
Roux, a cooked mixture of flour and fat, is often used to thicken gravy; cooking…
Published: October 2015
How to Keep Gravy Warm at the Table without a Gravy Warmer
We came up with a method that keeps gravy so warm that you can get it ready well…
Published: October 2015
Sautéed Chicken Cutlets with Quick Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Sautéed Chicken Cutlets with Quick Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Wanting to create a simple sauce that would provide a boost of flavor and richne…
Published: March 2015
The Science of a Better Pan Sauce
The Science of a Better Pan Sauce
We decided to break all the rules in order to develop more fond, and better pan …
Published: January 2015
Black Olive Tapenade
Black Olive Tapenade
After fine-tuning every element in this rich, lusty Provençal spread, we still h…
Published: November 2013
Rethinking Bean Dips
Rethinking Bean Dips
For creamy, complex-tasting bean dips, we began by removing some of the beans.
Published: May 2012
Roasted Red Pepper and Pistachio Pesto for Cheese Ravioli
Roasted Red Pepper and Pistachio Pesto for Cheese Ravioli
Packaged ravioli are super convenient. But choose the wrong sauce and dinner wil…
Published: January 2012
Cranberry Chutney
Cranberry Chutney
For a standout sauce, we needed to do more than just fine-tune the sweet-tart cl…
Published: November 2011
Ragu alla Bolognese
Ragu alla Bolognese
Our goal was the richest, most savory interpretation of this famous meat sauce.…
Published: November 2011
One-Minute Salsa
One-Minute Salsa
Making a quick salsa turned out to be surprisingly easy. Our recipe uses a small…
Published: May 2008
Tangerine and Ginger Relish
Tangerine and Ginger Relish
This sauce is a great accompaniment to salmon. The trick is how you prepare the …
Published: March 2008
Simple Italian-Style Meat Sauce
Simple Italian-Style Meat Sauce
In this country, meat sauce usually means a hastily made dish with rubbery groun…
Published: March 2008
Prime Rib and Yorkshire Pudding
Prime Rib and Yorkshire Pudding
Prime Rib with Yorkshire Pudding is a classic meal for any special occasion. Her…
Published: December 2007
Making Turkey Gravy
Making Turkey Gravy
Creating the best turkey gravy takes some time and effort. Here we detail the st…
Published: November 2007
Making All-Purpose Gravy
Making All-Purpose Gravy
Sometimes there aren't enough pan drippings from a roast to make the flavorful g…
Published: November 2007