Add a little pasta water if necessary to keep the sauce liquid.
Cook the sauce on a low-medium heat, while stirring occasionally for 15-20 minutes, or until the sauce seems set.
Set out bowls of the sauce for dipping, or let guests spoon it over their chicken and fennel.
The chunks should be nearly covered by the sauce; add more hot water if necessary.
In a bowl mix together the mayonnaise, ketchup, and Worcestershire sauce to make the cocktail sauce.
It adds piquancy to conversation, as a mushroom does to a sauce.
But there wos a brat all rags and dirty face and sauce as I was when you saw me fust.
Place the cucumbers carefully on a platter and pour the sauce around them.
When browned dip in the sauce of the chicken and serve the whole together.
Plain boil a sole in salt and water and pour the sauce over it (see Turbot la Hollandaise, No. 206).
mid-14c., from Old French sauce, sausse, from Latin salsa "things salted, salt food," noun use of fem. singular or neuter plural of adjective salsus "salted," from past participle of Old Latin sallere "to salt," from sal (genitive salis) "salt" (see salt (n.)).
Meaning "something which adds piquancy to words or actions" is recorded from c.1500; sense of "impertinence" first recorded 1835 (see saucy, and cf. sass). Slang meaning "liquor" first attested 1940.
mid-15c., "to season," from sauce (n.). From 1862 as "to speak impertinently." Related: Sauced; saucing.