Sauces

2-Ingredient Queso Dip -- ready to go in 5 minutes, and so irresistibly good! | gimmesomeoven.com #appetizer #gameday

2-Ingredient Queso Dip

I love the guys in my life.  But I have to admit, there’s nothing quite like a full-on girls night. A few weeks ago, my friend Sara a group of friends up to her new house for just that.  Boyfriends and husbands were swapped for beach towels and bottles of...

Marinara Sauce

Marinara Sauce

How do you “unwind” at the end of a long day? In different seasons of life, I have had different answers.  I remember that in my old job — when I was around people and music all day long — I loved coming home to a quiet house and...

Homemade BBQ Sauce 2

Homemade BBQ Sauce

I realized the other day that I have now lived in Kansas City for nearly a decade. A decade. That’s like a third of my life!  Oh wait, that is a third of my life.  Or to be accurate, 10/31sts of my life.  Close enough. Whatever the fraction, basically all of...

Restaurant-Style Salsa | gimmesomeoven.com

Restaurant-Style Salsa

Alright friends — time for a Very Important Pop Quiz: 1) Who of you out there are obsessed with big fans of chips and salsa? 2) Who of you out there always end up asking for a second round of chips and salsa when you’re out at Mexican restaurants?? 3)...

Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup | gimmesomeoven.com

Condensed Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

Alright, I couldn’t post about how to make homemade condensed cream of chicken soup without featuring its famous counterpart as well — condensed homemade cream of mushroom soup. I have to be honest though.  As a kid, I detested mushrooms.  Like, absolutely hated them.  My mom loved them and occasionally tried...

Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup (Condensed) 1

(Condensed) Homemade Cream Of Chicken Soup

Oh yes.  You read that title right.  We’re going retro today and talking about one of the staples of my childhood — condensed soups. Of course, the main reason that most families had (and still have) condensed soups sitting in their pantry is to use them for the other...

Bourbon Orange Cranberry Sauce | gimmesomeoven.com

Orange Bourbon Cranberry Sauce

I know that Thanksgiving cranberry time is now past, but bookmark this recipe for Christmas because — if you can’t tell by the title — it will definitely kick your holidays up a notch. The credit for this one goes to my lovely sister, Sarah, who is the cranberry...

Shrimp, Avocado & Roasted Corn Salad {Gimme Some Oven}

Shrimp, Avocado and Roasted Corn Salad

Any of you Instagram followers will know that I had the pleasure of spending last week in Iowa with a bunch of stellar farmers and bloggers learning all about…CORN!  Lots and lots and lots of corn!  It was a fabulous experience (which I will be telling you about soon...

Red Enchilada Sauce | gimmesomeoven.com

Red Enchilada Sauce

Every time I make the sauce for my favorite enchiladas, I feel like it deserves its own post. Believe me, people.  This recipe will knock your socks offffffff. I guarantee you will never go back to the canned store-bought stuff again.  This sauce is a breeze to make, calls...

chimichurri sauce

Chimichurri Sauce

Anyone remember that episode of Seinfeld when they talk about how fun it is to say the word “sssssssalsa”?  Well, get ready for chimichurri! Yep.  And in Spanish, the double “r” means you get to give it a dramatic roll as well. Chimichurrrrrrrri. For those of you who have never...

Cranberry-Pomegranate Sauce

Cranberry-Pomegranate Sauce

Cranberries + Pomegranates. The combo happens to be one of my favorite juices in the morning.  So I figured, why not give it a try with a cranberry-pomegranate sauce this Thanksgiving?!? Initially, I was just going to add in some of my favorite POM juice and let it give...

Perfect Pizza Sauce

Perfect Pizza Sauce

Without a doubt, people are opinionated about their pizza sauce! Some like it smooth.  Some like it chunky.  Some like it simple and tomato-flavored.  Some like it packed with herbs.  Some like it sweet.  Some like it unsweetened.  But without a doubt…good pizza sauce can definitely “make” a pizza!!!...