Tag Archives: tomato sauce

Backyard Tuscan Dinner

As much as I love the foods of the region and write their praises, you’d think I’d be able to spell “Mediterranean” on the first go round. There are so many points of doubt in the word. Two “d”s? Is … Continue reading

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Meatballs From The Rah-Rah Football Site!

Since my most recent tailgating post over at rollbamaroll.com went up today I suppose that I should get around to linking to last week’s SEC Championship Game post. Long story short: it’s about meatballs and we won the game. I … Continue reading

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Sunday Sauce: Bucatini with Sage, Rosemary, and Pancetta

[I know it’s Tuesday, but stuff got in the way. If it helps, the basic outline was written on Sunday.] I don’t think coffee would be much improved by peanut butter. There may be just two ingredients, but it sounds … Continue reading

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Sunday Sauce: Spaghetti con Pomadoro e Ricotta and The Week That Was.

For the record, I just made that headline look Italian. I have no idea if that is a correct translation or not, but “Spaghetti con Pomadoro e Ricotta” looks like something that would be in one of my cookbooks. That means … Continue reading

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In Case You Forgot About Game Day Tomorrow

I couldn’t exactly blame you if you did. The great and mighty Catamounts of West Carolina may not be our most challenging opponents, but they were willing to be ritually slaughtered for a big check and that commends them to … Continue reading

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Got Tomatoes and Sausages Up at RBR

My weekly post at rollbamaroll.com is up. It might look familiar to those who frequent these electronic pages, maybe even to those who just read the previous post here. We just kicked off against Texas A&M and are driving as … Continue reading

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How in the Hell Did I Miss National Pasta Day?

Seriously? October 17th and I missed it? Pasta is practically my raison d’etre, but in Italian so it’s more like my penso che tu sia abbastanza caldo di mamma. I’d never heard of National Pasta Day until this morning, but … Continue reading

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It’s Grilling Season! Let’s Make Spaghetti!

I’m not actually planning to cook pasta on a grill, although I once cooked a single noodle on my Weber just to say that I did it. Crunchy. No, this, like life, is all about the sauce. Steaks on the grill … Continue reading

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Some Things of Interest: 9/3/12

Even the casual reader of this blog should know that my love of food would fizzle and die were I not allowed to make my own tomato sauces. In the arena of life, cutting vegetables. browning meats, adding herbs and … Continue reading

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Cookbook Review: Viva Some Parts of Joie De Vivre!

Because some parts make me sad. The statement “Southerners like their iced tea sweet.” is fair and accurate. Most Southerners do like their tea sweet. The statement “All Southerners like their iced tea sweet.” is not fair and accurate. The … Continue reading

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