Tag: Pasta

Marinated Tomato Pasta Sauce

A terrific summer pasta on a hot day; freshly cooked pasta tossed with a room temperature sauce.   We grow Sun Gold, Red Cherry Tomatoes and San Marzanos for summer cooking.  I love the idea that the sauce sits and marinates on the counter

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Seasoned Butters

Simple to make but adds a lot to a piece of grilled fish, meats or poultry. Citrus & Mint Compound Butter for Fish 8 oz. unsalted butter, room temperature 1-2 tsp. each finely grated lemon (Meyer lemon if you can

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Tomato Sauce For Gnocchi

Here’s another Tomato Sauce that I created to dress gnocchi  made with either potato or ricotta cheese.  It is really good on other pasta too.  I like it on “shapes” (my name for short pasta). 2 cups tinned Italian plum tomatoes, chopped 2-3

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Mary’s Spaghetti Sauce

The first time I tasted Mary’s spaghetti sauce, I was hooked; I think I was 10. Slightly spicy, aromatic with cloves and cinnamon, the sweetness of tomatoes, a hit of cayenne pepper, rich with chunks of meat that benefited from

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