Fresh tasting pasta sauce using canned crushed tomatoes as described on America's Test Kitchens. Use either Muir Glenn or Tuttoroso crushed tomatoes because they use a lower processing temperature in the canning process and therefore are fresher tasting than other brands. Recipe Notes: According to the chefs, grating the onions instead of chopping allows them to carmelize more quickly. The butter is used because saturated fats helps the onions stay sweet. Olive oil contains unsaturated fats that react with an enzyme in the onion that can result in a bitter taste. Using crushed tomatoes is preferable to other forms. The chefs apparently expended a great deal of effort in developing this simple recipe so it is suggested that it be followed closely in order to acheive a fresh tasting sauce from canned tomatoes.
This is, without question, the best chicken parmesan I've ever had. It's from Aaron McCargo, Jr of The Next Food Network Star competition. I love the way he seasons the chicken itself as well as the panko, making sure you *get* the seasonings instead of them falling off into the oil.
The white sauce takes this completely over the top. Just when you think you've died and gone to blissful heaven, another dimension of magnificent flavor graces your awaiting tongue.
Use your favorite store-bought marinara. I used Classico Cabernet Marinara with Herbs and it was DEEE-vine! I also used far less oil than Aaron's suggested 2 quarts and halved the recipe which turned out just fine. Diet, SCHMY-ET!
In its very simplicity lie the secrets. This sauce is incredible. It has 3 ingredients, and no chopping. The amateurgourmet calls it Marcella Hazan's CRAZY tomato sauce. This is not your thick pasty sauce, it is a light luscious wonder. Add garlic or basil or mozzarella to it as you choose but try it this way first. The butter..DON'T switch to olive oil, it makes the sauce.
Courtesy of Giada DeLaurentiis! I made this today after sitting on the recipe for quite some time. I am sorry I held on to it. It will be in my regular rotation from now on, it was easy, quick and very tasty. I will change a few things though...I will use tomatoes with Italian seasoning and maybe a little more cheese next time! I even think it would be good if you added some ricotta to the mix. There are a lot of possibilities, but it was good as it is written. I doubled the recipe and it was fine. Enjoy!
When Gramma passed away, my mom was given the job to make this garlic spaghetti for every family get together. It's so easy and cheap to make I decided I'd give it a try and it's awesome. The bowl will be empty before you know it!! If you love garlic and pasta like I do, you'll love this. It's a very light flavored pasta.
Fancy name for crabmeat and pasta. This dish kinda put me in mind of the Red Lobster crab alfredo, but still a bit different. None the less, delicious and easy. I ALWAYS have a can of lump crabmeat in the pantry and this dish is just wonderful for using it!
Ever since I began to make this recipe, I'll never go back to store bought shells again! It's actually easier to make and stuff your own crepe's than it is to boil the shells and have them fall apart while filling them. I can't believe how easy it is and my grandmother is proud of me now! Whenever I make these Manicotti, i always make extra and freeze them individually without sauce, so that on those nights when your running late, take a jar of sauce and layer in a baking dish and cover with foil. bake about 45 minutes and have a home cooked meal in less than an hour! Just add a salad and bread! I hope you all enjoy!
This is one of Nick Stellino's recipes. I just LOVE Nick Stellino...He's so funny to watch, and I really like his style of cooking. He's quite possibly the one man in the entire universe that I would marry....*wink*