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Condiment to Rib Roast Question

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cocoagirl Dec 22, 2008 09:29 AM

Do you think a apple ginger chutney would be good - or something like it. Any recipe ideas?

My family likes piquant-sweet to go with meat.

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    NoNatto Dec 22, 2008 02:11 PM

    How about roasted garlic/onion jam? You can adjust the sugar/balsamic vinegar/chili flakes balance to wherever your family happens to be on those various continuums. Plus any leftovers can be combined with goat cheese and pita crisps for wonderful appetizers.

    1. HaagenDazs Dec 22, 2008 09:35 AM

      I don't think sauce on such a good quality cut is necessary, but if what you're looking for is piquant-sweet, then what you mentioned is still maybe not acceptable. It might not hold up to the beef flavor as well. When you say apple ginger, I think pork loin.

      Anyway, how about a cranberry port sauce? Something with a little more depth and heaviness to it.

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        cleopatra999 Dec 22, 2008 10:48 AM

        I totally agree with HaagenDazs. Apple ginger made me think of pork immediately. with beef I would tend to something with berries and wine. Or what about a spin on a horsradish? Like a wasabi mayo.

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          jeniyo Dec 22, 2008 10:55 AM

          i also saw a recipe for rib roast that has Madeira reduction sauce (run a search on epicurious). maybe the choice of wine in this case will do?

          the guys in our house like good o'horseradish creme so i am doing both =)

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