Tag: Tomato sauce

Enchilada Sauce (from the pantry)

Home-made Enchilada Sauce, quick & from the pantry. Chili powder, tomato sauce

There’s nothing like a little Mexican food when you’re just absolutely over Christmas & Christmas leftovers & New Years and New Years leftovers. And then there were the leftovers from the leftovers. So change it up and make enchiladas! Advertisements


Fresh Tomato Pasta Sauce

Fresh Tomato Pasta

So they’re finally here. Tomatoes. First one, then three, now nine – all from our little garden. As you can see, they’re multiplying exponentially! But even if you don’t grow your own, you’ll find great tomatoes this time of year, and great… Read More

Rice with a Puerto Rican Flair

Puerto Rican Rice

I gotta admit that usually when I’m looking for a killer side, I’m thinking potatoes. What can I say? I’m from the North and have Irish roots – so maybe it’s genetic, lol! Sometimes rice just feels right, though, and it definitely… Read More

Cheesy Pasta Bake

Cheesy Pasta Bake - The Best! With Italian Sausage, Fresh Mozzarella and Wine!

Can a person have too many pasta recipes? Possibly, especially if you’re on a budget. It’s almost too easy to turn to pasta dishes, so when I do make one, I try to make it the best! You’ll love this warm and… Read More

Quick Marinara

Another favorite Tomato Sauce, adapted from Cook’s Illustrated. This sauce has body, but the blending eliminates too many “chunky” pieces – something that always seems to be a turn off to children. It’s zesty and full bodied and the wine is wonderful.

Simple, Quick Italian Tomato Sauce

Old Mother Hubbard went to her cupboard: Well, she probably didn’t throw together a 20 minute Tomato Sauce, because: She wasn’t Italian The Cupboard was bare She didn’t watch America’s Test Kitchen

Chicken (or Turkey) Enchiladas with Ranchero Sauce

There’s not much better than an old school Chicken (or turkey) Enchilada: the tortilla wrapped around a creamy filling, napped in an easy Ranchero Sauce. Finished with a sprinkle of cheese, these are truly delicious. The sauce, flavorful (but not hot) gives… Read More

Baked Ziti or Penne . $1.49

This little dish of baked pasta has become almost ubiquitous, but have you noticed some are great and some just mediocre? Here, a couple little tricks and some great shopping tips will help make sure yours is the one that amazes, and… Read More