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Saucy: 50 Recipes for Drizzly, Dunk-able, Go-To Sauces to Elevate Everyday Meals (Hardcover)

Saucy: 50 Recipes for Drizzly, Dunk-able, Go-To Sauces to Elevate Everyday Meals By Ashley Boyd, Maren Caruso (By (photographer)) Cover Image
By Ashley Boyd, Maren Caruso (By (photographer))
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“Home cooks can add ‘a little oomph’ to weeknight meals through sauces, glazes, dressings, and dips, promises Pink Owl Kitchen blogger Boyd in her handy debut.”—Publishers Weekly

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Elevate everyday cooking with 50 easy-peasy recipes for delicious, drizzly, dunk-able sauces.

Saucy is an accessible collection of 50 sauce recipes organized by flavor profile (herby, sweet, spicy, savory, and more). This go-to kitchen companion, irresistibly designed with bold graphics and full-color photography, includes simple, super-tasty sauces that transform basics from ordinary to sensational:
  • Dress up a piece of grilled chicken with Orange Chimichurri
  • Drizzle Thai Peanut Sauce over steamed veggies to up the flavor factor
  • Add Coconut Chile Crisp to spice up morning eggs
  • Fancify a bowl of ice cream with Blackberry Basil Coulis
How-to instructions for ten homemade dishes, like sautéed shrimp, juicy burgers, and fluffy pancakes, and a handy list of recommended sauce pairings for a range of proteins, vegetables, pasta, beans, grains, and greens, help you get your saucy party started.

Amateur cooks, busy parents, and healthy eaters will appreciate these painless ways to upgrade everyday meals. Paired with kitchen basics, first-apartment supplies, or registry items, Saucy also makes a fun and practical graduation, housewarming, or newlywed gift.

ACCESSIBLE SAUCE RECIPE BOOK: Home cooks will appreciate this super-practical cookbook filled with recipes that provide a lot of flavor with minimal effort. Anyone who doesn't have a lot of time to cook but still wants to eat well, and those who want to eat healthily but don't want to sacrifice flavor, will love these easy-to-make sauces that help simple meals shine. 

SAUCE IS HOT: Whether you're addicted to The Hot Ones on YouTube or have taken advantage of the explosion of specialty crafted hot sauces, bbq sauces, and dipping sauces hitting supermarket shelves these days, it's a tasty fact that sauces are forever! Saucy, with a playful design and close-up shots of drippy sauces, is a fun, fresh, and distinctive cookbook. Its trove of simple recipes will make meal prep and mealtimes tastier, easier, and more enjoyable for years to come.

DELIGHTFUL, PRACTICAL COOKING GIFT: Bright, engaging, and easy-to-use, Saucy makes a fun and useful present for recent graduates, new homeowners, and newlyweds. Wrap it up with a serving spoon, a saucepan, dish towels, or a set of spices to help stock a first apartment kitchen or make a new house feel like home.

Perfect for:
  • Beginner and experienced home cooks
  • Busy people and parents who want easy ways to quickly dress up basic meals
  • Healthy eaters who want good-for-you dishes to taste great
  • Apartment renters and new homeowners
  • Shoppers looking for a graduation gift, wedding shower gift, or holiday gift for a beginner cook

About the Author

Ashley Boydis a cook and the creator of the blog Pink Owl Kitchen, where she shares delicious, approachable recipes influenced by her Southern heritage. If you ask her, sauce makes everything better—especially Comeback Sauce! She lives right outside of Memphis, Tennessee, with her husband and son.

Praise For…

“[R]eaders wishing to dip their culinary toes in to the world of sauces and sauce pairings will be well served by this excellent guide” — Library Journal

"Home cooks can add 'a little oomph' to weeknight meals through sauces, glazes, dressings, and dips, promises Pink Owl Kitchen blogger Boyd in her handy debut."— Publishers Weekly

“Boyd, whose Southern cuisine has long been the star of her popular cooking blog, Pink Owl Kitchen, makes this bounty of 50 different sauces accessible and approachable, even for a home cook who’s never once thought about making their own lemon curd or coconut chili crisp.” — Eater
Product Details
ISBN: 9781797218953
ISBN-10: 1797218956
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: March 5th, 2024
Pages: 152
Language: English