Shaved Winter Salad with Roasted Tomato and Shallot Vinaigrette

We’re looking forward to a long weekend of cool weather, lots of hours for reading and movies by the fire, and time to cook a few nice meals. On a weekend like this, I don’t mind taking a little extra time with a recipe and while this salad is super simple in technique and flavor, Continue reading

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Grilled Peri Peri Chicken Kabobs with Roasted Potatoes and Green Chili Sauce


In answer to a number of Sauce and Sensibility readers who have kindly asked for new posts…we are back! By way of explanation, Bob and I took a brief sabbatical while we adjusted to a new culinary lifestyle. This change is in the wake of our eldest son leaving for college and our younger being so involved with school, sports and activities that we barely see him at mealtimes. The new normal that has evolved is suiting us just fine, and so we’re now looking forward to getting back to blogging with me in the kitchen and Bob behind the camera. Continue reading

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Roasted Golden Beet and Apple Puree


I met a woman at a party not too long ago and we bonded over our mutual love of cooking. Talk turned to our favorite Thanksgiving side dishes, and she said that one of hers was the Beet Puree in the original Silver Palate Cookbook. Continue reading

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Sausages in Red Wine


I love fall days where you can take a brisk morning walk, hear the wind in the trees and feel the crunch of dry leaves underfoot— Continue reading

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Crispy Fish Tacos with Creamy Chipotle Sauce

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Half virtuous–half decadent. That is the genius of the fish taco. The virtuous part is the lightness of the fish, the fresh crunch of the cabbage, the tang of cilantro and lime. Continue reading

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Indian Spiced Sliders with Curried Mayonnaise



Ginger, cumin, garlic, and cilantro are separately four of my favorite flavorings, but together become a taste that I crave. So this Memorial Day weekend, Continue reading

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