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Cheese Sauce for Broccoli and Cauliflower

Rating: 4.65 stars
The basic white sauce that your mother probably taught you, with cheese thrown in for yumminess. Definitely helps to convinces kids to eat their vegetables!

Quick and Easy Hollandaise Sauce in the Microwave

Rating: 4.5 stars
Quick and easy hollandaise sauce. Makes enough for 2 servings of eggs benedict or asparagus. I've tried several ways to make hollandaise sauce; this method works every time and is very quick. My kids love it. I put poached egg on toast or biscuit and top with sauce. I also add crumbled sausage with jalapeno and garlic.

7 Top-Rated Hollandaise Sauce Recipes

Hollandaise is one of the five French mother sauces, which means it's something every aspiring chef should know how to make.
By Corey Williams

Basic Beurre Blanc

Rating: 4.34 stars
This wine and shallot reduction sauce mixed with butter is usually served with fish.

What Is Chimichurri?

If you love grilled steak, you need to know about this herb sauce.
By Nadia Hassani

Easy Asian Dipping Sauce

Rating: 4.34 stars
This easy dipping sauce tastes great with chicken balls, spring rolls, or dumplings.

Sambal Sauce

Rating: 4 stars
This is a Malaysian recipe from our Singaporean cook for a rather hot sauce to be used with shrimp or chicken.

What Is Aioli?

Garlic flavored mayo is great with so many foods.
By Nadia Hassani

Chef John's Tzatziki Sauce

Rating: 4.61 stars
I'm going to show you what I think is the best method for making this incredibly delicious Greek yogurt and garlic sauce. One of the world's great snacks, an all-purpose condiment, this is just good on so many things. I serve mine with some homemade pita bread. As always, enjoy!

Beef Au Jus

Rating: 4.52 stars
This is the most minimalist method for doing a quick au jus for your prime rib of beef.

Easy Homemade Alfredo Sauce

This is an easy recipe for homemade Alfredo sauce that tastes great with pasta, chicken, or over shrimp.

Alfredo Sauce

Rating: 4.56 stars
Rich and creamy! I have found that Parmesan cheese doesn't melt well, and often substitute Gruyere cheese.

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Easy Pizza Sauce III
Rating: Unrated
See how to whip up a flavorful no-cook pizza sauce with just five ingredients.
Best Hot Sauce
Rating: Unrated
"If hot sauce is your thing, you will love, love, love this fresh tasty recipe. I first tried a version of this hot sauce in Cameroon, West Africa." – Shilo

Spaghetti Sauce with Ground Beef

Rating: 4.67 stars

Rich and meaty spaghetti sauce is surprisingly easy to make, and ready in just over an hour.