Category Archives: Sauces

Chinese Spareribs


You know those old clothes that you just can’t bring yourself to throw away? The out-of-style tops, faded yoga pants and uncomfortable jeans that exist in a state of limbo and bear burden on your shoulders every time you come across them. You know you should get rid of them but you just can’t. They’re Continue Reading


Honey Mustard Dressing


Sauces and salad dressings always bring back memories of my first job in the restaurant business atĀ Itza Deli. I was 15-years-old when I startedĀ as a dish washer (a task I still love). I toiled away at the huge triple sink: soaking, scrubbing and rinsing dishes and pots that were piled 2 feet high. I soon Continue Reading


Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork with Homemade BBQ Sauce, Creamy Coleslaw and Freshly-Baked Kaiser Rolls


I don’t use the slow-cooker very often. I’m kind of … afraid of it. There’s just something that unnerves me about a kitchen appliance that is so darn independent. I feel the need to hover, check on it, make sure everything is okay. Meanwhile the slow-cooker just wants to be left alone. It does just Continue Reading