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  • Recipe

    Pan-Roasted Chicken Breasts with Orange-Brandy Sauce

    A quick soak in an orange juice brine infuses the chicken with lots of flavor. You’ll need a total of about 9 medium oranges for this recipe.

  • Recipe

    Steak with Red Onion, Wine & Port Sauce

    The easy sauce reduction elevates this steak into a sophisticated dinner. The sauce can be made ahead and kept refrigerated for several days.

  • Article

    Reduction Thickens Sauce

    When making my recipe for Chicken with Garlic & Olives, after removing the chicken from the pan, you're left with a very flavorful broth, which can easily be turned into…

  • How-To


    As a sauce simmers, the water evaporates, creating a more concentrated, somewhat thicker sauce. Here are some tips for better reductions.

  • How-To

    Less is Really More When Making Reduction Sauces

    Learn to make a reduction sauce, a key technique for concentrating and intensifying the flavor in classic stock-based sauces and many cream sauces.

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