Cocktail Sauce

James Beard of culinary award fame was not a fan of cocktail sauce. In fact, he called it “the red menace”. Regardless, a great cocktail sauce belongs in the repertoire of any home cook.

Argentinian Dulce de Leche

Dulce de leche can be traced back as far as 1829 and rumor has it Argentina and Uraguay once fought over the right to claim it as their own. Regardless of the veracity in either’s claim, all stories agree on one thing. Like penecillin, plastic, x-rays, chocolate chip cookies and many other great inventions, it was an accident.