Tag: Tomato Sauce

Basics & Tips

Pasta Rules!

I’m beginning to wonder if there’s something wrong with me!  Here’s why… An article I was recently reading in a local magazine included a photo not unlike this one, minus the basil leaf, of white spaghetti topped with a huge

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Fall Mains

Zucchini “Lasagne” With Tomato Sauce

Even though the ideal, or at least my ideal, is to barbecue all summer, I suppose it’s OK to have other options!  There’s no pasta in this “lasagne.” It’s really good!  Of course this is best made with in season zucchini,

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Basics & Tips

Leftovers – A Bad Wrap!

At this time of year  most cooks end up with what some might think of as “those dreaded leftovers”. Then, there are some, like me, who really  like the  challenge of creating something new and exciting with them! Take a roast turkey for instance! Just think

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Pasta With Spicy Beef Tomato Sauce

A pasta dish with the Greek flavours of cinnamon, cloves and cayenne. These spices remind me of the first spaghetti dish I absolutely fell in love that got me started down the path to pasta addiction! The pasta is simple

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Veggie Moussaka

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I found some end of  season eggplant at the Farmer’s Market and thought, what better way to use it, than to make this for Veggie Monday…not saying you can’t make it on other days!

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Fall Pasta

Tomato Sage Pasta Sauce

I make this lovely, light, late summer, early fall sauce every year with my own sage & plum tomatoes. The sage really works with the sweetness of the tomatoes. I really like to make homemade spaghetti or tagliatelle for this

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Turkey, Tomato, Mozzarella Lasagne

  For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I often find lasagna a bit heavy with all the cheeses & meats, however by using ground turkey, it is much lighter and very delicious. Lasagne is a great dish for

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Tomato Sauce With Herbs

This is my standard go to when I need a quick tomato sauce . Besides using it  to dress pasta,  I use it for pizza and for eggplant parmigiana among other things.  I hate anchovies, so I leave them out! Makes Enough Sauce For 3/4

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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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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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