Sauce, Spread & Seasoning Recipes

Saucy? Us?! For sure. We plain love our sauces and it turns out that we’re not alone! Check out these delicious sauces, dips and spread recipes from kicky kitchens all across America… and beyond!

Parsley Sauce

This is delicious over baked salmon

A nice homemade blend for your grilled fish.


Quick and easy to make, it will definitely enhance your fish and other proteins, potatoes, ...

A quick and flavorful Creole Seasoning made with many spices that you may already have in your spice drawer. Enjoy it in gumbo, jambalaya, dirty rice, shrimp and grits, and more.

Creole Seasoning

A quick and flavorful Creole Seasoning made with many spices that you may already have ...

Anchovy Bread Crumbs

Adds texture and salty umami flavor to pasta and rice dishes.

Pasta Slaw ready to be served.

Pasta Slaw

We came up with this recipe after eating pasta slaw at Nordy's BBQ. Neither my ...

Italian Dressing Mix.

Italian Dressing Mix

An easy to make dry shortcut that is less expensive than the store bought packets.

So Yummy

South-of-the-Border Essentials: Achiote Paste

Achiote paste is ideal for seasoning a lot of diverse Mexican dishes. Its primary ingredient ...

Country Gravy Mix

When I was visiting the states, I bought some store packets of country gravy mix, ...

Brian's Poultry Seasoning

A few years ago I needed a poulter seasoning for one of my recipes, this ...

So yummy

Southern Essentials: Pot Liquor (Potlikker) Broth

Spent last evening making a couple of batches of this amazing savory liquid. It was ...

Lynn's everyday Salsa

This is the only way I make salsa anymore and I make at least one ...

The Best Pimento Cheese Spread

Unique recipe for an old favorite of my family. We loved pimento stuffed olives ...

There are different ingredients to prevent foods from clumping up


Before foods clump up, use these ingredients…

Orange Honey Butter

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Refreshing Honey Orange Butter

This is a staple at all of our holiday meals. Holidays are all about taking ...

Stuffed Avocado

yummy light lunch

So yummy

South-of-the-Border Essentials: Flavor Base

This recipe is based on the popular Annatto/Achiote paste that is considered a staple in ...

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Classic Essentials: Russian Dressing

I hesitate to call this “classic” Russian dressing. Although it is classic, there are probably ...

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DIY Spice Essentials: Dry Pastrami Rub

Pastrami is a labor of love. If you make it from scratch from a brisked ...

So yummy

Sauce Essentials: Kicked up Gravy or Sauce

This is not about making gravy; it is about kicking it up the gravy that ...

A bowl of 5 Minute Salsa with tortilla chips.

5 Minute Salsa

This is my favorite salsa. Even though it is easy and quick it is delicious. ...

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Seafood Essentials: Classic Cocktail Sauce

There are a lot of “designer” cocktail sauces out there… I have posted one or ...

A beautiful blend of different spices to create this homemade Greek Seasoning.


This spice recipe is a great one to have on hand plus it’s less salty ...

So yummy

Seafood Essentials: Crabby Sauce

Been on a seafood blitz the last week, The good news is that no one ...