Recipes

Cooking Basic Vegetables
Oct 25, 2020
I want to quickly collect how I cook a number of common vegetables. This is just for reference. Last updated 2020-11-01. Asparagus I peel my asparagus with a vegetable peeler. Look for thicker asparagus. I don’t have any use for the twig thin kinds. After peeling, line up a bundle facing the same direction and tie with two loops of twine so the bunch fo them don’t float arond freely in the water. [Read More...]

Red Sauce
Oct 23, 2020
This basic Red Sauce is an Italian American staple. Among other references, it is quoted in the dialog to the film, The Godfather. I have been fascinated to realize that Italian American cooking is it’s own cuisine distinct (but, of course, indebted to) Italian cuisine. Traditional Red Sauce Red Sauce Ingredients 13 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed smashe olive oil red pepper flakes (optional) 4 cans (28 oz) crushed tomatoes Method Peel and smash the garlic Gently sautee the garlic in oil in a large stockpot. [Read More...]

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