Marcella Hazan’s Red Sauce

Marcella Hazan’s Red Sauce

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Marcella Hazan’s Red Sauce
This is perhaps the most famous recipe created by Marcella Hazan. It also may be one of her easiest. Its canned tomatoes an onion peeled and halved some salt and butter, yes butter. The butter gives the sauce an unparalleled luxurious velvety richness.
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 40 Minutes
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Prep Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 40 Minutes
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Instructions
  1. Using a stick blender, break up tomatoes or dump into a bowl and use you hand to gently break up tomatoes.
  2. In a medium pot, add tomatoes, salt, butter, onion and basil over med-high heat.
  3. When a rapid simmer is achieved, lower heat to medium and cook stirring time to time for 40 minutes.
  4. Serve with a pound of pasta.

Baked peach risotto

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Baked Peach risotto
Ripe peaches mix great with lemon and mint a little savory pancetta balances everything.
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 35 Minutes
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Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 35 Minutes
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 300° F. Heat a 10-12-inch oven-proof pan or Dutch over medium heat. Saute pancetta or bacon in its own fat for 4-5 minutes, until it's crisp and golden, remove from pan place on a plate.
  2. Add butter to the pan then onion. Turn the heat down to medium-low and stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes until onion begin to soften.
  3. Heat stock in a small saucepan. Return the pancetta or bacon to the frying pan and stir in the rice. Move the rice around until all the grains get a good coating of the fat. Add wine, stir until its evoropated. Add the hot stock to the rice and the black pepper.
  4. Increase the heat under the pan to medium and let it come up to a gentle simmer, then transfer pan to the pre-heated oven, without covering allow to bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Slice peaches place in a bowl add lemon juice. Set aside.
  6. After 20 minutes, remove from oven and gently stir in the Pecorino until well combined, cook another 15 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven, stir in peaches, lemon zest, basil and mint. Serve with cheese on the table.