Articles Categorized in: Sauces and Dressings

Pesto Sauce from Scratch

Pesto Sauce from Scratch

  In my laziest days, I always enjoy a simple plate of pasta with pesto sauce. How can such a simple green sauce make a plain pasta something out of this world? That’s the magic of this Italian sauce. I like to always have some classic pesto in my fridge in case I need to add extra flavor to a pizza, sandwich, or pasta. It’s incredibly versatile. A few drops of this magic sauce with fresh bread and Spanish serrano...
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Avocado Cream “Guasacaca”

Avocado Cream “Guasacaca”

  As I said a million times, in South America we are obsessed with avocados. This is not a new trend for us, this is just life. We use it along our main dishes with a pinch of salt like a sacred ritual for our meals. Now the avocado-craziness is all over America. Avocado smoothie, avocado toasts, avocado soups, avocado everything. But I am sure that you’ve never hear the term “guasacaca”. This creamy piece of heaven is the Venezuelan...
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Black Beer Caramelized Onions

Black Beer Caramelized Onions

  Black beer caramelized onions are my favorite topping for my meat hamburgers.  I never need mayo or ketchup when I make this beautiful topping. It is sweet but just in the right point. After all, the black beer helps to make the flavor deep and prevent an over sweet finish. Also, it is so simple and goes so well with the meat. And if you add some bacon to your hamburger…well… it’s simply heaven.       Every time...
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