pasta sauce

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by lesbijou, Mar 12, 2006.

  1. lesbijou

    lesbijou

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    my sauce is tart! family dinner happening in 1/5 hrs. ANy tips
     
  2. kuan

    kuan Moderator Staff Member

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    Fastest: Add sugar.

    Next fastest: Add beef boullion.

    Not so fast: Dice and caramelize two onions and add to the sauce.

    Alternative: Do all three, but start with sugar first. :)
     
  3. suzanne

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    That just means it tastes of tomatoes. Not really a problem.

    But if you prefer to add some sweetness, chop up some carrots and onions really small, cook them in a little oil until they are lightly browned (but not burned), and add them to the sauce.
     
  4. botanique

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    This is why I love it here.
     
  5. cakerookie

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    sugar always works for me...
     
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    pete Moderator Staff Member

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    Yeah, but sugar doesn't add anything but sweetness, which overdone can be really nasty. Earlier suggestions of carrot and onion work well. I also would add roasted garlic to that list
     
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    So. How did it turn out? What did you do?

    The suspense is killing us.