Sauces

Bolognese Sauce

bolognese, sauce, meat sauce, pizza sauce

2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 cup chopped yellow onion ¼ cup chopped flat-leaf parsley ½ cup dry red wine 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, casing removed ¾ pound ground chuck 7 cups tomato puree or ground canned tomatoes 1 tablespoon each dried oregano and basil ½ teaspoon sugar Salt and freshlyMore »

Cream Sauce (aka béchamel)

1 tablespoon unsalted butter 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 ¼ cups milk ½ teaspoon crushed garlic 1/3 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese Over medium heat in a saucepan, melt the butter (do not let it brown). Stir in the flour. Cook and stir until the mixture gets thick and pasty. Add the milk in aMore »

White Clam Sauce

clam sauce

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, sliced thin 1 cup clam juice 2 teaspoons dried thyme Crushed red pepper flakes to taste Freshly ground pepper to taste 2 tablespoons finely chopped flat-leaf parsley 2 cups canned chopped sea clams In a saucepan or sauté pan set over medium heat, warm the olive oilMore »