TIP OF THE DAY: How To Sauce Pasta

[1] Don’t sauce pasta like this. It may look neat, but it doesn’t cover all the pasta, and eating it can be a mess (photo courtesy International Pasta Association). [2] The correct way: Toss the pasta and sauce in a pot or bowl to fully cover each strand (photo courtesy All-Clad). [3] Authentic saucing (photo…
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PRODUCT: A Better Pasta Sauce From Vino De Milo

You won’t find more nutritious pasta sauce than this! Photo courtesy Vino de Milo.   We first discovered Vino de Milo in 2005. It was a new line of gourmet tomato sauces for pasta and other dishes. Each flavor had a different wine in the recipe. It was a delight atop our pasta, chicken, eggs…
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GIFT: Marinelli’s Gourmet Pasta Sauce

So many holiday gifts are well-intentioned, but end up being things people don’t really need and don’t have space to store or display. One of our favorite gifts that’s always well-received is gourmet pasta sauce, with or without a package of gourmet pasta. Marinelli’s pasta sauce is a double winner: delicious and beautifully packaged. The…
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PRODUCT: Fusion Marinara Sauce

Fusion cuisine combines ingredients from different food cultures for a new take on the ingredients and the recipes themselves. In the case of Dave’s Gourmet Masala Marinara pasta sauce, the result is a delightful fusion of Italy and Southeast Asia. Marinara is the classic Italian tomato sauce served with spaghetti and meatballs, atop pizza, veal…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Tony Boffa’s Famous Home Made Tomato Sauce

There’s lots of tomato sauce on the shelves, but look at the ingredients panel: Most of it is chock full of sugar/HFCS and salt. Antonio Boffa emigrated from Italy after World War II, opened a restaurant in 1951 and made his sauces the old-fashioned way: with the best ingredients, bursting with flavor, without need for…
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