Basic Tomato Sauce

30. April 2006 Soups, Stocks + Sauces 0
I love making my own tomato sauce in the summer because the plump and juicy tomatoes are available in the market. Once transfered to a covered container, your tomato sauce keeps a week in the fridge. You can also store them in the freezer to make them last for several months. Just make sure that ...

Cheese Tortellini Kielbasa Soup

14. January 2006 Soups, Stocks + Sauces 1
I got this recipe from Cameron who got it from epicurious.com. It’s one of our favorite cold-weather soups. I’ve done several versions of this, and actually like it better without the beans. Sometimes, I use orzo or leftover boiled white rice if I don’t have tortellini available. Because I usually make my own chicken stock, ...

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Pancetta and Sage

22. October 2005 Soups, Stocks + Sauces 0
Adapted from a Gourmet Magazine recipe using kabocha squash Ingredients: 1 butternut squash, halved and seeded 1 cup vegetable oil 20 whole fresh sage leaves plus, 1 1/2 tsps chopped fresh sage 1/4 pound sliced pancetta, coarsely chopped 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 1/2 cups chicken broth 3 1/2 cups water ...