• The Perfect Sauce Recipe

    Need a sauce to spice up your dish? Following are the 5 ingredients key to all sauces. Get creative and make your own tasty sauce following these guidelines. Credit to Laura Stec for the guidelines.

    Five components that make up a satisfying, delicious sauce:

    base (such as stock, tomatoes, vegetable puree, olive oil, nut or soy milk, nut  butter or tahini)
    salt (soy sauce, miso, or umeboshi vinegar)
    acid (juice: such as lemon, lime, or orange; or vinegar: such as brown rice or umeboshi)
    thickener (arrowroot, kudzu, flour, grain, or roux–oil/flour mix)
    extras (herbs and spices for a heat factor).


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