Sauces, Marinades & Dry Rubs … Sides & Vegetables

Sauces, Marinades & Dry Rubs

* Every recipe from August 2012 on includes a gluten-free option. For those recipes posted earlier, you can convert any recipe to gluten-free by utilizing one of the Gluten-Free flour blend recipes found here, a store-bought GF all-purpose flour blend, or gluten-free products (such as pasta). If you have any questions, please contact me for assistance at

All-Purpose Spice Rub (Savory) 
Andrew’s Hot Sweet Chile Sauce 
Avocado Cream 
Basic Poultry Brine 
Bearnaise Sauce 
Bleu Cheese Dipping Sauce 
Blood Orange Dipping Sauce 
Blood Orange Ponzu Dipping Sauce 
Blood Orange Salsa 
Classic BBQ Sauce 
Classic Red Mole Sauce 
Compound Herb Butter 
Cranberry Orange Relish 
Creamy Lemon Caper Dipping Sauce 
Cucumber and Tomato Tzatziki 
Cucumber-Lemon-Dill Sauce 
Dill Dipping Sauce 
Dill-Mustard Sauce 
Dozen Dipping Sauces 
Enchilada Sauce 
Foolproof Turkey Gravy 
Fresh Asparagus-Basil Pesto Sauce 
Fresh Tomato Salsa (Pico de Gallo)  (GF)
Gourmet Garden Chermoula Sauce (GF)
Gravenstein Applesauce  (GF)
Green Harissa Sauce  (GF)
Herb Marinade for Grilled Meats (GF)
Hoisin BBQ Sauce 
Hollandaise Sauce – Traditional and Easy Versions 
Homemade Applesauce 
Homemade Pesto Sauce   
Homemade Pizza Sauce  
Homemade Pizza Sauce (GF)
Homemade Tartar Sauce 
Honey-Mustard Dipping Sauce   
Hoosier Tomato Gravy  
Horseradish Cream Sauce 
Horseradish Mayonnaise 
Horseradish Sauce 
Hot Fudge Sauce 
How to Fix a “Broken” Sauce 
Killer Marinara Sauce (Aunt Jane’s) 
Lemon Butter Dipping Sauce 
Lucques’ Romesco Sauce  
Marchande de Vin Sauce 
Mint Dipping Sauce 
North African Spice Rub 
Orange Relish (Savory)  
Orange Teriyaki Sauce (GF) 
Peanut Dipping Sauce 
Peppers, Onions and Red Wine Pasta Sauce 
Perfect Brisket BBQ Sauce 
Pesto Crème Fraiche 
Plum Dipping Sauce 
Provencal Tomato Sauce  
Raymond Beurre Blanc Sauce  
Red Roasted Tomato Salsa  
Red Wine Compound Butter 
Red Wine Sauce (for beef) 
Remoulade Sauce 
Romesco Sauce 
Root Beer BBQ Sauce 
Rosemary-Lemon Marinade 
Sesame-Soy Dipping Sauce 
Simple Dry Rub (for meats) 
Smoky Marinara Sauce 
Smoky, Spicy Salsa Compound Butter (GF)
Smoky Two-Chile Salsa 
Sour Cream Horseradish Sauce 
Soy-Ginger Dipping Sauce 
Soy-Ginger Sauce (serve with Salmon Burgers) 
Soy-Ginger Sauce for Turkey Meatballs 
Spicy Bourgon-Root Beer BBQ Sauce  (GF)
Tartar Sauce 
Teriyaki Marinade 
Teriyaki Sauce 
Tomato-Caper Sauce 
Traditional Hollandaise Sauce 
Turmeric Horseradish Dipping Sauce 
Tzatziki Cucumber Dipping Sauce  Zesty Cilantro-Chile Sauce  (GF)

Sides & Vegetables

Amped Up BBQ Beans (GF) 
Balsamic Onions (GF) 
Barley Primavera  
BBQ Baked Beans (Frontera)  
Brown Braised Onions (GF) 
Cabbage with Bacon, Roasted Shallots & Rye Toasts  
Caramelized Broccoli with Garlic (GF) 
Cauliflower Gratin with Manchego & Almond Sauce   
Cheesy Cauliflower Gratin with Spicy Spanish Cream Sauce (GF)  
Chile Rice Casserole  (GF)  
Cornbread and Sourdough Sage Dressing   
Corn, Tomato and Shallot Salad with Lime Vinaigrette (GF)  
Cranberry-Apple Compote (GF)  
Creamy Herbed Potatoes Anna (GF)  
Creamy Parmesan Farro  
Creamy Parmesan Polenta (GF)  
Creamy Polenta (GF)   
Duck Fat Fries (GF)  
Farro and Grilled Vegetable Salad   
French Fried Potato “Chips” or Fries (GF)  
French Fries (GF)  
Fresh Tomato Relish (GF)  
Fresh Vegetable Farro Salad  
Garlic-Chive Mashed Potatoes (GF)  
Garlic-Thyme Mashed Potatoes (GF)    
Glazed Vidalia Onions (GF)  
Green Beans & Bell Peppers Polonaise (GF)  
Green Beans with Lemon Butter (GF)   
Grilled Asparagus with Lemon-Parmesan Ricotta Sauce (GF)   
Grilled Corn on the Cob (GF)  
Homemade Kosher Dill Pickles (GF)  
Italian Grilled Vegetable Skewers (GF) 
Italian Rice or Orzo Salad  (GF)  
Italian Chicken Pasta Dinner (with or without the chicken)    
Lemon-Garlic Roasted Potatoes  (GF)  
Lemon Roasted Green Beans with Marcona Almonds (GF)  
Maple Ginger Sweet Potatoes with Streusel Topping   
Maple Roasted Carrots, Apples and Onions (GF)  
Maple-Roasted Root Vegetables (GF)   
Maple Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Candied Pecans (GF)  
Mustard and Garlic Roasted Potatoes (GF)   
New Green Bean Casserole  
Original Green Bean Casserole  
Oven Roasted Beets (GF)   
Patate alla Poggio Alloro (Potatoes) (GF)  
Pineapple Salsa (GF)  
Pineapple-Mango Salsa (GF)  
Piselli alla Fiorentian (Florentine Peas) (GF)   
Poblano Corn Pudding   
Potato and Sweet Potato Gratin with Bourbon-Laced Cream Sauce (GF)  
Potato-Bacon “Cake”Potato Kibbeh (meat-stuffed potato pancakes)  
Potatoes au Gratin (GF)  
Quickly Pickled Vidalia Onions (GF)   
Quinoa with Pancetta, Sliced Almonds and Thyme (GF)  
Refried Black Beans (GF)  
Rice with Fresh Herbs (GF)  
Roasted Cauliflower with Lemon Brown Butter & Sage Salt (GF) 
Roasted Garlic Fingerling Potatoes (GF) 
Roasted Ginger Maple Carrots (GF)  
Roasted Vidalia Onions with Balsamic-Apricot Glaze (GF)  
Roasted Rosemary Yukon Gold Potatoes (GF)  
Romesco Potatoes  
Saffron Rice (GF)  
Sage and Cranberry Rice Pilaf (GF)  
Sauteed Collard Greens (GF)  
Savory Noodle Kugel  
Scalloped Potato & Sweet Potato Herbed Gratin (GF)  
Smoky Corn Salsa (GF)  
Sourdough, Apple, and Pecan Dressing  
Southern Cornbread Stuffing   
Spanish Rice with a Texas Swing (GF)    
Summer Corn Cakes with Fresh Tomato Salsa  
Sun-Dried Tomato Salsa (GF)  
Sweet Dill Carrots (GF)   
Swiss Fondue Mac and Cheese (GF) 
Tex-Mex Rice with Bacon (GF) 
Thanksgiving Cornbread Stuffing or Dressing (GF)   
Tomatillo Chile Salsa (GF)  
Traditional Mandarin Fried Rice (GF)  
Vegetable Stir-Fry (GF)  
Vidalia Onion Pie  
Whipped Ginger-Cardamom Sweet Potatoes (GF) 
Wild Rice and Pecan Casserole (GF)  
Wild Rice Pilaf with Fresh Vegetables (GF) 
Wild Rice Stuffed Mini Pumpkins (GF) 
Yorkshire Pudding  
Zucchini Pickles (GF)  
Zuni Café Creamy Polenta (GF)