Posts tagged tomato sauce
Sunday Supper: Eggplant Parmigiana

Let’s defrost some Sunday Sauce because today, we’re making eggplant armigiana.  Eggplant Parm is another labor of love dish.  It’s a number of steps, takes some time but is so, so good.  This is another dish where Nonna would stand over the stove for hours making it for us; classic and timeless.  I should also mention that eggplant parmigiana is one of my favorite things to eat.  And, if you know me well, you know I make/eat a lot of different things.  So, when I say I LOVE eggplant parmigiana, it means something...

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Sunday Supper: Pasta alla Bolognese

Last week, I shared a recipe for my mother’s Sunday Sauce.  This week, I want to show you how the Sunday Sauce can be used to make another Italian favorite, Pasta alla Bolognese.  This pasta sauce originated in Bologna, Italy way back in the 18th century.  It consists of a tomato based sauce mixed with ground meat. Traditionally, it is served on top of tagliatelle or another long pasta like linguine. 

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Sunday Supper: Sunday Sauce

The sauce for this dish provides a lovely topping to pasta and the ‘bath’ for the meatballs to simmer in.  Once the meatballs are removed, the sauce carries the aroma of the meat and tastes wonderful on pasta.  The meatballs should be served along side the pasta, NOT on top, as that is the true Italian way.

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