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Old 02-27-2012, 06:07 PM   #1
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Secret ingredient for Alfredo sauce!

If you are a pasta lover and love Alfredo sauce...
When making an Alfredo sauce try adding cinnamon!
just a pinch and or enough to taste!
It may seem strange but it is absolutely delicious!


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Old 02-27-2012, 06:11 PM   #2
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Interesting comment... What would you think about nutmeg? I've noticed a dash of nutmeg is often added to creamy or cheesy sauces, like Béchamel or Velouté.

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Old 02-27-2012, 06:19 PM   #3
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I add a pinch of dry mustard. It give the sauce a light kick.
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Old 02-27-2012, 06:24 PM   #4
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I always add a pinch of fresh ground nutmeg to white sauces.
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Old 02-27-2012, 06:27 PM   #5
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I don't know about you, but a handful of rendered panchetta works WONDERS for alfredo!
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Old 02-27-2012, 06:38 PM   #6
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A hit of cayenne pepper is nice in a cream or cheese sauce.

I will give the cinnamon a try. I have used it in some Greek tomato based sauces with good results and also in chocolate brownies as a back flavor.
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Old 02-27-2012, 07:10 PM   #7
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At some point it stops being Alfredo sauce...
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Old 02-27-2012, 07:21 PM   #8
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I find that a bit of freshly ground nutmeg works.
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Old 02-27-2012, 07:30 PM   #9
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At some point it stops being Alfredo sauce...
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