Tag Archives: Tomato Sauce

Parfait! Three Pigs Pasta Sauce

My Aunt Buzz had a spaghetti sauce recipe passed down from her mother in law. It was made with spare ribs and was really most excellent. Of course, Aunt Buzz being Aunt Buzz, she wouldn’t share the recipe; so I’ve … Continue reading

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Lamb Ragu With Pappardelle

We were catching up on TV shows and binge watching “Worst Cooks in America” on Food Network, and Rachael Ray was helping her contestant to make a lamb ragu over pappardelle. It looked really good, so I went on the … Continue reading

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Hamburger Spaghetti Sauce

How’s this for a Monday project? A nice, tasty basic tomato sauce that will satisfy most anyone. And if it doesn’t, just swap out ingredients and seasonings until it does! I used ground beef for this batch, but you could … Continue reading

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Lasagna Soup

Well… technically, this is Pasta Soup – since I was fresh out of lasagna noodles. I did have high fiber elbow pasta, though, and that worked a treat. Since I was going with the high fiber pasta, I figured I’d … Continue reading

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Spanish Rice

What better to go with our dry braised brisket tacos than a nice batch of my favorite yellow rice? What? I am out of yellow rice?!? Bother. Fortunately, after a search of da google, I find that my stash of … Continue reading

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Three Pigs Pasta Sauce

I am not gonna lie to you, this is a kindofan involved recipe, with boning and browning meat and chopping veggies and two large pots over at least one day (it’s better if you make it over two, tho’), but… … Continue reading

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Shrimp Fra Diavolo

Here’s a zippy tomato sauce made from scratch (well, made from a good can of whole tomatoes) in under an hour. Don’t care for shrimp? No worries! Use clams, or replace seafood entirely with cooked and crumbled Italian sausage, or, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Ratatouille

I’ve always enjoyed ratatouille, and have several different versions (uses) posted right here, and here (pizza style), and here; but this one is by far my fave. I based this recipe on one that was adapted from a recipe on … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Vodka Sauce

Sometimes, you just want a nice bowl of pasta with a zippy sauce, but mebbe could do without adding meat (we are just over the holidays, and all that excess, after all). This sauce, being a vodka sauce, is not … Continue reading

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Polenta With Sausage and Tomato Sauce

A while back, Rich and I spent a very cold and rainy evening catching Poi Dog Pondering, one of our favorite bands, in concert at Ravinia. The concert was, of course, excellent, but the night so very cold and damp … Continue reading

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