April 28, 2011

Making Your Own Sauces

A store-bought sauce just doesn’t compare to a sizzling one cooking over the stove. That’s especially true for spaghetti sauces and other gourmet Italian favorites. I strong believe that no pasta should come un-sauced, and my boyfriend would say the same. He literally puts sauce on everything, and most of the time, it’s hot sauce. I skip the spicy stuff, but I do love thick, rich and creamy sauces on meat and pasta!
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September 28, 2010

Mom’s Meat Spaghetti Sauce


My mom is one of the best cooks I know. She knows how to add the right spices to any dish to give it a flavorful kick, and her meat spaghetti sauce recipe is no exception. Usually she just uses fresh tomatoes for this recipe, but this time, things were a little different. She was testing Pomi Chopped Tomatoes, a brand that she had never tried before. See how it turned out after the jump.

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July 14, 2010

The Best 30-Minute Summer Pasta Recipes


Even though pasta is typically thought of as fatty, I still eat it all the time! Something about noodles and sauce drives me wild! My issue is that I don’t have a lot of time to cook up a gourmet pasta meal. I need quick hitters that don’t take me longer than 30 minutes to cook. Heavy pastas are out too. It’s summer, and I don’t want to be weighed down by food. I want the pastas to be light and full of vegetables. Check out Recipe4Living’s Best 30-Minute Summer Pastas after the jump.

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March 10, 2010

National Sauce Month


Are you one of those people that puts some kind of sauce on every meal you eat? I know several people just like that, and the first that comes to my mind is my boyfriend. Even if the food is already perfectly seasoned or tasty as is, he’ll douse it with any sauce he can get his hands on. Barbecue sauce, sweet and sour, hot sauce, honey mustard, they’re all winners in his book. It can be really frustrating though because sometimes the sauce compromises the original flavor that was intended.
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