The new mother sauces, clockwise from top left, are herb salsa, pepper salsa, yogurt sauce, pesto and tahini.
The new mother sauces, clockwise from top left, are herb salsa, pepper salsa, yogurt sauce, pesto and tahini. JESSICA EMILY MARX Jessica Emily Marx/The New York Times
The new mother sauces, clockwise from top left, are herb salsa, pepper salsa, yogurt sauce, pesto and tahini. JESSICA EMILY MARX Jessica Emily Marx/The New York Times

5 basic sauces for how you cook today

October 03, 2016 08:58 AM