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Old 09-11-2005, 03:20 PM   #1
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Alfredo Sauce REC

Being new I thought I would get started by posting my favorite sauce recipe.

1 cube unsalted butter
1 pint heavy cream
1 clove of chopped garlic
1 cup loosley pack grated Pecorino Romano
Pinch or two of cayenne

Melt butter in a sauce pan and fry garlic quickly. Reduce heat, add cream and cayenne. Bring to a soft boil and reduce sauce by 1/4.

Remove from heat and stir in the Pecorino Romano.

Serve over your favorite pasta.

This is a very simple sauce but there are a few things that make it foolproof.
  • Grate the cheese as fine a possible. I use a microplane. This will ensure the sauce is creamy smooth.
  • If all of the cheese does not melt you can put it back on the heat, but do not boil. It will curdle and resemble something like tapioca.
  • Good Pecorino is a must. Regiano to me is too salty for this sauce.
  • For a really good sauce add some butter broiled shrimp just prior to serving.


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Old 09-11-2005, 03:35 PM   #2
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Yummy, what a way to introduce yourself!! Welcome to DC, Jeff!!


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Old 09-11-2005, 07:04 PM   #3
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Thanks for the welcome!
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