Very Good Recipes of Sauce from Out of the Ordinary

There are 58 Sauce recipes on the blog Out of the Ordinary. (2463 on all the blogs)

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PIne nut and sundried tomato sauce PIne nut and sundried tomato sauce By Out of the Ordinary 10/26/14 22:41 When I was in high school, our English teacher handed us a xerox (or maybe it was a mimeograph, this was a long long time ago). It contained words in sentences, but there was nothing to identify it. No title, … Continue reading →
Beet, arugula and French feta salad with pine nut, lemon, rosemary sauce Beet, arugula and French feta salad with pine nut, lemon, rosemary sauce By Out of the Ordinary 07/01/14 19:57 Most years we just grow a few tomato plants and a few herbs, basil mostly. We have a small yard and rambunctious boys and a berserker dog and it never seemed wise to pin our hopes on healthy intact produce. … Continue reading →
Cashew-almond tamari sauce Cashew-almond tamari sauce By Out of the Ordinary 06/23/14 21:32 Seibei Iguchi is a low-ranking samurai in mid-nineteenth century Japan, in an era when the notion of Samurai as a way of life is fading, confused, dying out. He’s employed as a bureaucrat in a grain warehouse, literally counting beans. … Continue reading...
Potatoes with honey, sorrel, and lemony herb sauce Potatoes with honey, sorrel, and lemony herb sauce By Out of the Ordinary 06/14/14 16:21 Hello, Ordinary friends!! It’s been a while since we’ve had a Sunday interactive playlist, for the simple reason that we’ve been trying to observe screen-free Sundays. But I noticed a similar line in two songs that are on heavy rotation … Continue reading...
Red quinoa& farro croquettes with roasted red peppers and hazelnuts (and hazelnut rosemary sauce) Red quinoa& farro croquettes with roasted red peppers and hazelnuts (and hazelnut rosemary sauce) By Out of the Ordinary 05/26/14 21:33 Hello, Ordinary friends! It’s been a little while, and I’ll tell you why. I gave myself a short sabbatical to finish my novel! And now I think it’s finished! What a strange feeling. Finishing a story feels like a real … Continue reading →
Crostini with roasted red pepper/hazelnut sauce, capers, and olives Crostini with roasted red pepper/hazelnut sauce, capers, and olives By Out of the Ordinary 04/16/14 17:34 Malcolm yelled “Good luck!” to the bald eagle. Before work on Sunday, the first and only really lovely spring day this year, Malcolm and Clio and I went for a “run.” It was more of a fast walk, because he’d … Continue reading →
Roasted butternut, mushroom and white bean tostada with pecan chipotle sauce Roasted butternut, mushroom and white bean tostada with pecan chipotle sauce By Out of the Ordinary 03/13/14 19:18 Weathered bones just thinking of the wind it pierces my body - Basho All night long the wind seemed to shake the house. It sounded as though it was rushing through the neighborhood, rattling chains and knocking things over. It … Continue reading →
Butternut ricotta kofta with pistachio-pumpkinseed sauce Butternut ricotta kofta with pistachio-pumpkinseed sauce By Out of the Ordinary 02/08/14 16:52 Here at The Ordinary we’ve had two snow days and two delayed opening in one week. This means lots of stir-craziness, an increasing amount of crankiness, and a lot of legos. We decided that life is like a box of … Continue reading →
Blackeyed pea pancakes and Chickpea & spinach in cauliflower cashew curry sauce Blackeyed pea pancakes and Chickpea & spinach in cauliflower cashew curry sauce By Out of the Ordinary 01/25/14 16:30 It may well be that you reach an age when you’re too old to say, “When I grow up.” And I undboubtedly passed that age many years ago. But I believe that I’ll never outgrow the feeling of “when I … Continue reading →
Semolina, artichoke and mozzarella croquettes (with romesco sauce) Semolina, artichoke and mozzarella croquettes (with romesco sauce) By Out of the Ordinary 01/14/14 19:48 I spent the morning cleaning and thinking about James Baldwin. I’m reading Go Tell it on the Mountain, and it’s such a strange combination of instantly powerful and hauntingly beautiful. The scenes and sentences that stay in my head aren’t … Continue reading...
Roasted beets and sweet potatoes with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and walnut tarator sauce Roasted beets and sweet potatoes with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and walnut tarator sauce By Out of the Ordinary 10/17/13 20:28 Here at The Ordinary’s home for over-used and worn-out metaphors, we’ve been visiting an old friend. We’ve been thinking of a metaphor, and we’re driving that tired horse the extra mile down well-traveled roads. It all started the other day … Continue reading...
Grilled polenta with chard, black beans and pepito-sage-goat cheese sauce Grilled polenta with chard, black beans and pepito-sage-goat cheese sauce By Out of the Ordinary 10/04/13 19:08 This morning on the way to school, Isaac informed me that after tonight there will be two days to three weeks to Halloween. This boy loves Halloween, he really gets it. Not just the candy and costumes, but all of … Continue reading →
Sweet potato gnocchi and spicy spinach sauce Sweet potato gnocchi and spicy spinach sauce By Out of the Ordinary 10/01/13 20:44 “And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air (where it comes and goes like the warbling of music) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight, than to know what be the … Continue reading →
Chickpea & artichoke stew; chickpea semolina dumplings; olive pine nut sauce Chickpea & artichoke stew; chickpea semolina dumplings; olive pine nut sauce By Out of the Ordinary 09/14/13 16:46 A few years ago I threw my back out. I was just helping our old dog to stand, and she weighed nothing, she was all bones and sunken skin. And yet, somehow, in trying to help her up I pulled … Continue reading →
Semolina-pine nut crusted mushrooms and eggplant and goat cheese peso dipping sauce Semolina-pine nut crusted mushrooms and eggplant and goat cheese peso dipping sauce By Out of the Ordinary 08/14/13 18:45 For the longest time we’ve talked about riding our bikes up the towpath to the next town to get breakfast. It’s been an adventure we would go on, someday. Well, today was that day. And a beautiful day it is, … Continue reading →
Spicy tomato coconut sauce; smoky basil pesto; collard “fettuccine” Spicy tomato coconut sauce; smoky basil pesto; collard “fettuccine” By Out of the Ordinary 08/09/13 19:39 The Hagakure is a practical and spiritual guide to warfare written by a samurai in the beginning of the 18th century. The word “hagakure” literally means “hidden by leaves,” or “hidden leaves,” and I believe this is because the writings, … Continue reading...
Cornmeal-spinach-goat cheese cake and chunky tomato sauce Cornmeal-spinach-goat cheese cake and chunky tomato sauce By Out of the Ordinary 08/08/13 21:49 Yesterday I foolishly went on and on about how if you Hergéed my name it became Assez, and about how much I like the word “enough.” And I closed with a joke about how Assez would make a good graffiti … Continue reading →
Pistachio tarator sauce and roasted fingerlings Pistachio tarator sauce and roasted fingerlings By Out of the Ordinary 07/22/13 22:13 It’s time for your second installment of “Claire’s favorite kitchen sink films.” Today’s feature is a beauty called Taste of Honey, from 1961. The film, directed by Tony Richardson, was based on a play by Shelagh Delaney, which she wrote … Continue reading...
Roasted golden beet, carrot & cashew sauce (with broccoli, garlic scapes, & tamari) Roasted golden beet, carrot & cashew sauce (with broccoli, garlic scapes, & tamari) By Out of the Ordinary 07/12/13 23:03 I used the word “keen” the other day, and it struck me that it’s a very Ordinary word. Of course I’ve been thinking about it ever since, and of course I looked it up in the OED. The word has … Continue reading →
Tacos with broccoli, chard, and kidney beans in chipotle-coconut curry sauce Tacos with broccoli, chard, and kidney beans in chipotle-coconut curry sauce By Out of the Ordinary 07/03/13 18:13 I got an iPhone four years ago. In the time since I’ve developed a nervous habit of checking my e-mail every few minutes. I don’t do it while I’m talking to people, of course, or at a meal or a … Continue reading →
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