Sauce Recipes

Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

October 16, 2014 4 Comments
Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs with Fresh Tomato Sauce & Pecorino Cheese My daughters and I prepared spaghetti and meatballs one night a couple of weeks ago when my wife was out for a business dinner. Making both the meatballs and the sauce from scratch in under an hour was a challenge and I’m sure not […]

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Rhubarb Chutney Recipe

June 23, 2014 3 Comments
Rhubarb Chutney Recipe

Rhubarb Chutney – A Condiment for All Seasons When you think of rhubarb do you think of rhubarb pie? I think of the small farm next to our house where every few years they grew rhubarb and as kids we use to play hide and seek under the big leaves. Every once in a while […]

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Sauce Veracruz Recipe

April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Sauce Veracruz Recipe

  Veracruz Sauce Recipe for Fish, Chicken or Pork Tenderloin This is an adaptation of another meal we received from Blue Apron and our favorite of the three. You may recall the recipe I posted for 3 – Chili Beef Chili and talked about this new service (to us) called Blue Apron where you receive […]

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Simple Reduction Sauce

January 2, 2014 2 Comments
Simple Reduction Sauce

How to Make a Simple Reduction Sauce A reader wrote to me to say that he cannot make a reduction correctly.  He said that it never reaches a saucy consistency unless he uses a slurry or a roux to thicken it.  He wants to know if he is missing something. I love reductions and reduction […]

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Pasta Carbonara Recipe

September 4, 2013 1 Comment
Pasta Carbonara Recipe

Macaroni Alla Carbonara My friend, Angelina, and her family went on a ten-day trip to Italy this summer so I of course had to pick her brain about the food she ate throughout the vacation. Unsurprisingly, Angelina gushed about the “paste della tradizione romana” (traditional Roman pastas) that she ordered at almost every meal. Angelina […]

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Horseradish Cream Sauce Recipe

August 22, 2013 0 Comments
Horseradish Cream Sauce Recipe

Horseradish Cream Sauce = Perfect Companion for a Beef Tenderloin A simple meal for a large get-together is roasted beef tenderloin. Season a trimmed filet mignon, toss it into the oven and in no time you have a meal for many. A good tenderloin is fantastic all by itself or maybe with a little extra […]

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Pasta with Wild Mushroom Sauce and Grilled Chicken Recipe

May 7, 2013 2 Comments
Pasta with Wild Mushroom Sauce and Grilled Chicken Recipe

Riccioli Pasta with Wild Mushroom Sauce & Grilled Chicken Needed a “quick & easy” recipe for dinner last night. My wife pulled out a bag of frozen chicken tenders from the freezer in the morning and marinated them in balsamic dressing before heading out to work. She “mentioned” we should use up the fresh, wild […]

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Bolognese Sauce

January 3, 2013 0 Comments
Bolognese Sauce

A Great Meat Sauce with Pasta Recipe I love Bolognese Sauce when the weather drops below 40 degrees like it has here in Philadelphia. Normally I serve it with penne but I recently ordered a case of pappardelle pasta from Amazon and my wife thought it would be a good idea to make some room […]

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Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Sauce

December 14, 2012 0 Comments
Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Sauce

Tomato Pesto Sauce I have a recipe for Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta that calls for using a commercial brand of Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto or your own homemade version. Unfortunately the recipe didn’t make it in the transfer to the new site so here it is. For the record, this pesto goes great on pasta but […]

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Wild Mushroom Cream Sauce Recipe

October 1, 2012 6 Comments
Wild Mushroom Cream Sauce Recipe

A Mushroom Cream Sauce This weekend we had friends over for a dinner party and I wanted to share with you the wild mushroom cream sauce that we served on a fine commercial penne pasta imported from Umbria, Italy. We were thinking of making our own homemade fettuccine pasta but I thought the penne would […]

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