Archive For The “Sauces” Category

Green techina sauce

By | February 19, 2014


Don’t fall over, but I’ve never really liked techina. I’ll take piles of any other spread or salad in your collection of salatim, but techina? Meh. As a stand-alone dip, I tend to pass on it. Unless it’s this one. When I make techina, I flavor it with lemon zest and lemon juice, and then […]

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Penne a la vodka

By | February 19, 2013

This recipe and story first appeared in the Feb. 18, 2013 edition of “From Tali’s Kitchen,” my biweekly cooking column in Binah magazine. On newsstands now! Purim cooking tends to be all about the hamentaschen, but I think it’s more interesting to find ways to incorporate alcohol into cooking and baking. I’m not a drinker (as […]

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Roasted tomato sauce

By | July 23, 2012


I know I just made a big stink about not turning on the oven during the summer. Am I allowed to come back a day later with a recipe that requires not only turning on the oven, but turning it to a high temperature for roasting? I make the rules, so I say…yes! Yes, I […]

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Roasted red pepper sauce with fusili

By | February 6, 2012


Raise your hand if you knew what fusili was before you saw that picture. (I wasn’t even sure until I Googled it five minutes ago.) There are just too many kinds of pasta in the world for me to keep track of all their names. We keep like 20 bags on hand at all times, […]

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