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Sauced: Strawberry-Blackberry Sauce

Sometimes a recipe just hits at the exact right time. It was a hot day and I was exhausted, but still determined to make a sauce recipe that night, even if the thought of spending a long time in the kitchen seemed torturous.

I started perusing Photograzing, where this strawberry-blackberry sauce over a couple scoops of ice cream by The Cooking Bride came up—it was just what I needed.

Filled with berry freshness, the sauce takes full advantage of the seasonally excellent fruit. It's bright and sweet with just a hint of tartness, and takes no more than 15 minutes to throw together. When I was eating it, nothing seemed like a better complement to vanilla ice cream but later, once I had crashed, I dreamed of the waffles and pound cakes it could also adorn.

Adapted from The Cooking Bride.

About the author: Joshua Bousel brings you new, tasty condiment each Wednesday and a recipe for weekend grilling every Friday. He also writes about grilling and barbecue on his blog The Meatwave whenever he can be pulled away from his grill.

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