Sauce Recipes

Penne Pasta with Genovese Sauce Recipe

April 22, 2015 8 Comments
Penne Pasta with Genovese Sauce Recipe

A Classic Pasta Dish From Naples Italy My wife read about this recipe in the New York Times a few weeks ago and we had to give it a try. It is a very simple southern Italian dish that reminds me a little of another favor pasta sauce but from the northern town of Bologna […]

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Pork Ragu Recipe

February 20, 2015 0 Comments
Pork Ragu Recipe

One of My Favorite Sauces for Fresh Pasta My friend Geoff is an excellent cook and an even better baker. You may have seen his recipe for The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie. He has also shared with me his Apple Pear Cake and Chocolate Cake recipes. He is also a wonderful pasta maker. At least […]

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Spaghetti with Tomato Caper Sauce Recipe

February 12, 2015 0 Comments
Spaghetti with Tomato Caper Sauce Recipe

A Delicious Quick & Easy Midweek Sauce for Spaghetti Last night my youngest daughter was at a meeting for young entrepreneurs and my wife had to work late. My oldest daughter was prepping for her SATs with a tutor and I knew she would be hungry when she finished up. I didn’t have anything planned […]

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Simple Pan Sauce For Chicken

January 7, 2015 0 Comments
Simple Pan Sauce For Chicken

How to Make a Simple Pan Sauce For Pan Fried Chicken Most of us are comfortable with pan-frying a chicken breast or what some people call “saute a chicken breast”, but how many go the extra step to make a simple pan sauce to serve with it? Making a pan sauce is easy to do […]

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Tagliatelle Pasta With Walnuts and Lemon Recipe

January 6, 2015 1 Comment
Tagliatelle Pasta With Walnuts and Lemon Recipe

A Simple Sauce for a Unique Pasta For Christmas, my wife gave me the hot, new cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi called Plenty More. It is his follow up to his bestselling, Plenty, and continues to delve into vegetarian cooking.  What I really like about this cookbook is that it is organized by cooking methods rather […]

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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 6 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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