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If you have a profound love for food like I do, welcome, I have built this site for you. Here you will find all of my favorite recipes, kitchen must-haves, places to eat, publications and articles about food, kitchen tips, tid-bits of food knowledge and photos of food. It will be ever growing as my knowledge and experience in the culinary world evolves.

Recent Posts

Why I Love Tarragon | www.TheSaucyCulinarian.com

My Favorite Uses For Tarragon

It wasn't until culinary school that I learned about the uses for tarragon and how flavorful and wonderful this delicate herb truly is.  I had heard of it, but never knew any of it's wonderful attributes: flavor profile and how it can enhance … [Read More...]

Red Sangria with Citrus | TheSaucyCulinarian.com

Red Sangria with Citrus

Delicious and refreshing.  Easy to make.  Inexpensive.  And a HUGE hit at parties. That's all I really need to say about why I love this fabulous recipe, haha! I started making this red sangria with citrus recipe for my parties years ago. … [Read More...]

Good Reads: The Complete Book of Party Foods and Appetizers | TheSaucyCulinarian.com

The Complete Book of Party Foods and Appetizers

I was given The Complete Book of Party Foods and Appetizers (written by Bridget Jones) as a gift, and was instantly amazed by its seemingly endless delicious party food and appetizer recipes, and astounded by its plethora of event planning tips and … [Read More...]

Kitchen Must-Haves

Green Onions

Green Onions

Green onions are a requirement in my kitchen; their versatility is astounding.  Also known as … [Read More...]

Dried Goods | TheSaucyCulinarian.com

Dried Goods

I recently did some adventuring in the world of the bulk bins in my local grocery store, and now I'm … [Read More...]

Pepper Grinder

Pepper Grinder

A very important item to have in any kitchen.  Fresh ground pepper adds amazing flavor, fragrance … [Read More...]

Kitchen How-To’s

The glorious clarity of clarified butter!

Clarified Butter

One of the first things I learned in culinary school was how to make clarified butter.  I had … [Read More...]

My first time ever making mayo in culinary school.  I was so proud.

Homemade Mayo

It's easier than you think. The process of making mayonnaise is a basic emulsification (getting … [Read More...]

Grilled Corn

Grilled Corn

A while back, a friend lent me Bobby Flay's Grill It! cookbook.  As my favorite way of cooking is … [Read More...]

Good Reads

Charcuterie Board

The Best Charcuterie for Your Holiday Party

As I am helplessly addicted to the fine meats of charcuterie (cured meats like prosciutto, smoked … [Read More...]

Good Reads: Eating By Color | TheSaucyCulinarian.com

Eating By Color

I was given the cookbook Eating By Color as a gift from a friend some years ago; it was one of the … [Read More...]

Good Reads: The Complete Book of Party Foods and Appetizers | TheSaucyCulinarian.com

The Complete Book of Party Foods and Appetizers

I was given The Complete Book of Party Foods and Appetizers (written by Bridget Jones) as a gift, … [Read More...]