Sauces are powerful. A delicious sauce can rescue a subpar meal, and a lackluster sauce can ruin a great one. If you have the magic of the sauce on your side, anything becomes possible. You can transform plain pasta into an unforgettable meal, create a dessert masterpiece out of vanilla ice cream, and make a regular hunk of meat something incredibly special. With these 10 recipes for our favorite (and most essential) sauces, you too can be in on the secrets of great food.
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