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Old 03-09-2008, 09:28 PM   #11
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I came back for chicken parm, but KitchenElf, beat me to the spaghetti sauce punch.

How about

Meatballs

(Pizza) Burgers
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Old 03-09-2008, 10:00 PM   #12
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Kitchenelf and *amy* covered most of my first thoughts ... a couple more, with a little tweaking of the seasonings:

You can use the sauce as the tmoato sauce base to turn into a meat sauce to make moussaka.

As a sauce over baked stuffed cabbage rolls.

You can also start with some EVOO, add a little minced garlic, sliced or diced zuccini and yellow summer squash, diced onion - saute/sweat and then add a touch of sauce to finish.

You can also use it with some sweated onions and green bell peppers, some shrimp, and make a variation of Shrimp Creole to serve over rice or pasta.

Sear some cubed steak, add diced onions and bell peppers and saute, add sauce, cover and reduce temp to simmer for about 40-60 minutes - a smothered steak.

Basically - you can use it anywhere you would tomato sauce if you take into account the seasonings and additional ingredients in your spaghetti sauce.
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Old 03-09-2008, 10:05 PM   #13
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Or get some osso Bucco (I believe this is veal shank...but I'm probably wrong), and brown it, then braise it in your sauce for a few hours. It'll be fall-apart good :-)
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Old 03-09-2008, 10:28 PM   #14
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Kitchenelf and *amy* covered most of my first thoughts ... a couple more, with a little tweaking of the seasonings:

You can use the sauce as the tmoato sauce base to turn into a meat sauce to make moussaka.

As a sauce over baked stuffed cabbage rolls.

You can also start with some EVOO, add a little minced garlic, sliced or diced zuccini and yellow summer squash, diced onion - saute/sweat and then add a touch of sauce to finish.

You can also use it with some sweated onions and green bell peppers, some shrimp, and make a variation of Shrimp Creole to serve over rice or pasta.

Sear some cubed steak, add diced onions and bell peppers and saute, add sauce, cover and reduce temp to simmer for about 40-60 minutes - a smothered steak.

Basically - you can use it anywhere you would tomato sauce if you take into account the seasonings and additional ingredients in your spaghetti sauce.
If I bring the tomato sauce, will you cook dinner for me Michael?
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Old 03-09-2008, 10:47 PM   #15
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Sure *amy* - but I'll warn ya' - I only serve domestic (Texas) wine - not that imported (California) stuff.
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Sure *amy* - but I'll warn ya' - I only serve domestic (Texas) wine - not that imported (California) stuff.
I only drink the best.

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Old 03-09-2008, 11:04 PM   #17
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Spagehetti sauce question? Ask the Pasta King


Here is an idea. Make an Alfrado sauce but don't put as much black pepper or as much cheese. Instead, add a few table spoons of your red sauce. This will give it a pink color called "Blush". Now add some fresh Basil and you are ready to eat. This sauce goes great with a Penne, or you could add a teaspoon of Vodka and make "Penne Ala vodka".

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I only drink the best.
That's why I would only serve you Ste. Genevieve Wines!
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Old 03-10-2008, 05:09 AM   #19
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Serve it over potatoes in a gratin style. Moussaka is also good as Michael said. Cook some chicken pieces in it like a casserole and serve with rice and veges. Add it to a shepherd's pie mixture for a richer meat component. If it is meatless sauce, use gravy style over your choice of meats. Likewise, cooking some mussels in it with a bit of chili for a chilli mussels with a difference dish? Use it instead of your normal sauce for nachoes. Thin it down and add other ingredients (like dumplings and veges) for a soup/stew.

Really depends on what's in the sauce.
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Old 03-10-2008, 07:44 AM   #20
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I have been known to make different types of bread out of leftover spaghetti sauce that usually turns out okay (tomato bagels were the best, I think). Come to think of it, anyone ever tried making dumplings out of tomato sauce? That might be an interesting idea.
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