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  • Sugg. Price: $38.85 Our Price: $34.95
    From the tangy, tart mustard sauce of the Carolinas and the smoky-sweet mop of Kansas City to the spicy tomato-based versions of the Lone Star State, our sauces exemplify three regional versions of one of Americas most iconic foods: barbecue. Each is made with premium ingredients and finished with a regional American craft beer.
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    In Northern Italy, chefs often finish their tomato sauces with sweet cream from local cows, tempering the acidity of the tomatoes and giving the sauces silky texture. Our mild and creamy tomato sauce, enriched with nutty Parmesan cheese, is the perfect base for pizzas with robust toppings like sausage and peppers, but it's as good with any meat and even clams. Its easy to use just spread the sauce over your pizza crust, add your favorite toppings and bake to bubbly perfection. 1 lb. 2 oz. (513 g.
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    Chefs refer to stocks as the "foundations of cooking." Our premium vegetable stock is no exception, offering a delicious base for a range of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian preparations from soups and stews to sauces, risotto and polenta. Prepared just as it would be in your own kitchen with organic ingredients, the stock begins with a classic mirepoix of carrots, onion and celery gently simmered with the rich flavors of tomatoes, garlic and rosemary.
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    Weve paired with San Franciscos Anchor Brewing Company, one of Americas oldest breweries, to develop a line of braising sauces using its distinctive craft beers. Anchor Steam Braising Sauce, their signature brew, lends its complex, hoppy flavor to beef base in this braising sauce, enhanced with the tang of whole grain mustard and the lingering finish of spices and the subtle sweetness of sage honey.
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    Weve paired with San Franciscos Anchor Brewing Company, one of Americas oldest breweries, to develop a line of braising sauces using its distinctive craft beers. Their Anchor Porter, a dark brew, lends its complex, rich flavor to beef base in this braising sauce, enhanced with the subtle heat of roasted poblano chiles and the lingering finish of spices and a touch of brown sugar. Simply brown beef ribs or shoulder over high heat, add the braising sauce, and cook low and slow until fall-apart tender. 24.
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    A longtime favorite with Williams-Sonoma customers, this peanut sauce is based on a traditional recipe from China's Sichuan province, where bold, spicy food reigns supreme.  The all-natural sauce delivers a complex blend of spicy-hot and sweet-tart flavors while still allowing the distinct taste of peanuts to shine through. You'll find many preparations for this sauce, from grilling to stir-frying to salads. Toss it with noodles or prepare a quick Thai satay. Drizzle it on grilled meats, burgers or poultry.
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    In medieval Belgium, families loved dining on hearty beer-braised meats known as carbonades flamandes. Based on 14th-century Flemish recipes, our starter puts a modern spin on these North Sea classics. Weve combined premium Belgian-style beer with the sweet-and-tangy flavors of caramelized onions, brown sugar, red wine vinegar and whole-grain Dijon mustard. 1 lb. 9.8 oz. Made in USA. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
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    This classic tomato paste gets its bright, intense flavor from tomatoes ripened under the Italian sun and prepared within 12 hours of harvesting to capture their natural sweetness. A century-old company in Parma makes the paste for us using a traditional recipe that calls for extra reductionthe secret to creating a super-concentrated tomato flavor and a rich, smooth texture. Use it as a flavorful base for homemade pasta sauce, pizza sauce, stews and soups.
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    Need to get a great home-cooked dinner on the table in a hurry? Our timesaving sauce makes it easy to enjoy a savory, succulent braise even on the busiest weeknights. Inspired by the master sauces of Asia, our braising sauce uses sake from a 170-year-old Kyoto brewery, rich chicken demi-glace, fragrant roasted sesame oil, savory soy sauce and fresh ginger. A pinch of chili and anise add subtle heat and a lingering aroma.
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    Need to get a great home-cooked dinner on the table in a hurry? Our timesaving sauce makes it easy to enjoy a savory, succulent braise even on the busiest weeknights. Inspired by the famous French onion soup, we caramelized five different kinds of onions, including super-sweet Vidalias, and balanced them with aged balsamic vinegar, savory shiitake mushrooms, rich Cabernet wine and fresh herbs.
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    The cookery of the Italian countryside is famous for hearty long-simmered braises perfect fare for chilly evenings and hungry guests. Our authentic braising base, made with white wine and portobello mushrooms, makes preparing classic chicken cacciatore easy.All-natural braising base is made with white wine, vegetables and spices and gently cooked for hours to achieve its delicious complexity.Simply combine the base with chicken in a slow cooker or Dutch oven and simmer.24.5 oz.Made in USA.
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    Preparing a memorable meal is simple when you have this timesaving starter on your pantry shelf. Showcasing the bright flavors of Meyer lemons, our braising base is the foundation for a dish thats perfect for family meals and easy, elegant entertaining.We've combined the delicate, tangy taste of Meyer lemons with roasted California garlic, whole-grain French Dijon mustard, Italian extra-virgin olive oil and California Chardonnay wine.
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    This savory Mediterranean-inspired blend combines ripe tomatoes with dry white wine and a splash of Valencia orange juice in a cooking sauce that is both light and versatile. A rich combination of leeks, fennel, garlic, saffron, and thyme contribute to the depth of flavor while salt and sodium are kept to a minimum. Just combine the sauce with browned chicken, pork or tofu, then transfer to a slow cooker or the oven for braising. 1 lb., 8 oz. (makes 68 servings). Made in USA.
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    Our authentic sauce simplifies preparing rich, savory coq au vin, an old favorite of French cooks. It combines full-bodied red wine, earthy cremini mushrooms, red onions, carrots and traditional seasonings, long-simmered to achieve delicious depth and complexity. Made with the highest-quality all-natural ingredients, including red wine, mushrooms, onions and carrots, seasoned with European parsley, thyme and bay leaves.
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    Made from Burgundy wine, balsamic vinegar, aromatic vegetables and herbs that are simmered together for hours, our convenient base makes it easy to prepare succulent braised short ribs with the deep, rich flavors of the traditional preparation.For foolproof preparation of savory, satisfying short ribs.High-quality ingredients are simmered together for hours.Easy to use: simply brown beef ribs, add base and simmer.24.5 oz. (enough for 4 lb. of short ribs).Made in USA.A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
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    Latin-inspired ingredients give our low-sodium sauce rich, spicy flavor. We've blended smoky chipotle chiles and beer with tangy lime, garlic and spices. Just combine the sauce with sauted chicken, pork or tofu, then transfer to a slower cooker or the oven for braising. 1 lb. 9 oz. (makes 68 servings). Made in USA.
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    Fresh Asian-inspired ingredients give our low-sodium sauce bold, rich flavor. For the ultimate sweet-tangy-spicy combo, we've blended zesty sriracha with pure honey, bright lime, garlic and ginger. Just combine the sauce with browned chicken, pork or tofu, then transfer to a slow cooker or the oven to finish braising. 1 lb., 10 oz. (makes 68 servings). Made in USA.
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    For many American families, pot roast tastes like homewe feel the same way. To help you enjoy those rich, savory aromas and long-simmered flavors, weve created a timesaving braising base inspired by classic New England recipes. Our all-natural sauce relies on traditional ingredients for real homemade tastefull-bodied red wine, mushrooms, celery and carrots. Just add the roast! 24.5 oz. Made in USA. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
  • Sugg. Price: $59.90 Our Price: $49.95
    Inspire the grilling enthusiast with our gift set of favorite sauces. It includes a trio of all-American barbecue sauces prepared from the finest ingredients and slow-simmered for authentic, down-home taste. For warming the sauces right on the grill, the set also includes our No-Burn BBQ Saucepot, complete with a basting brush for applying the sauces. Jalapeo Peach BBQ Sauce: A bright, spicy-sweet sauce with jalapeo chilies, ripe peaches and roasted garlic.
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    Need to get a great home-cooked dinner on the table in a hurry? Our timesaving sauce makes it easy to enjoy a savory, succulent braise even on the busiest weeknights. We start by sauting chunks of crisp apples and whole pearl onions, then simmer them with hard cider, Calvados brandy, savory herbs and Dijon mustard. The result is a sweet-savory sauce with all the complex and satisfying flavor of a homemade, slow-cooked preparation.
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    There's something about truffles that transforms even the simplest dish into a special one. To give our truffled leek braising sauce its luxurious complexity, we gently cook fresh leeks until they're meltingly tender, then slow-simmer them with shitake mushrooms, champagne vinegar and a splash of heavy cream. A fragrant finishing touch of fine truffle oil and flecks of black truffles add the ultimate rich, earthy truffle flavor.