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Tomato Gravy

Tomato gravy is a Southern staple, but isn’t part of my Southern family’s heritage. It may be time to change that.

This roux-based sauce of tomatoes and cream is delicious served with biscuits, fried chicken, and even mashed cauliflower.

Yield: 2 1/2 cups Total time: 15 minutes
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Quick-Pickled Red Onions

The rosy pink color and delicious tang of these pickled onions makes them the perfect topping for barbacoa tacos, sandwiches, or salads.

Yield: 2 cups Total time: 45 minutes
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Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions

Thinly sliced onions cooked in a slow cooker in olive oil, butter, thyme, and salt, develop a deep golden brown color and sweet flavor, and are perfect on top of pizza, chicken, or burgers.

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Poultry Pan Gravy

Every holiday bird deserves a side of homemade gravy.

Yield: 2 cups
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Old Bay Dipping Sauce

This delicious concoction of butter, Old Bay, and shallots was the best thing to come out of “The Lobster Incident.” We don’t plan to bring home another live lobster again, but this sauce is perfect with any kind of grilled shellfish.

Yield: 1 cup Total time: 20 minutes
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Khanh’s Bacon Jam

This savory jam of cooked bacon, onion, chipotles, Mexican chocolate, and coffee is really something special.

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Almond & Italian Parsley Pesto

This is a great alternative to traditional pesto, if pine nuts are too expensive, or if you have extra Italian parsley to use up.

Yield: 2 cups Total time: 15 minutes
Salad Dressing

Laure’s Ginger-Lime Dressing

Fresh lime, soy sauce, shallots, and ginger come together in a fast and easy salad dressing.

Yield: 1/2 cup Total time: 20 minutes
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Ranchero Sauce

Onions, garlic, chile powder, and cumin flavor this mild chunky tomato sauce. If you prefer a spicier sauce, add 1 poblano chile, roasted, peeled, and diced, or 2 jalapeño peppers, minced.

Yield: 6 cups Total time: 1 hour
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Pico de Gallo

Dice tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, and cilantro. Toss with salt and lime juice for a classic Tex Mex accompaniment.

Yield: 3 cups