Today, the Video Series begins!
It’s all about classic marinara sauce today. This is one of those staples that you definitely want to feel confident about whipping up, and it is made out of pantry staples. This pasta sauce makes a great quick weeknight family dinner, but it could also be dressed up for a dinner party with friends. Making your own sauce saves money, calories, sodium, and sugar intake. And it takes just a few minutes to pull together!
You can watch the video here, or hop on over to the video on YouTube!
You could obviously just do this sauce, some pasta, and a green salad for an easy meal, but there are lots of other ways you can put this sauce to work. Check out the recipes I’ve posted that use this (or some variation on this) sauce!
Serve this sauce with pasta:
Use this sauce as a base for a pizza, calzone, or sandwich:
No matter how you choose to serve this sauce, you’ll find lots of great reasons to keep a batch of this sauce on hand! Do you have a great recipe that uses marinara sauce? Share it in the comments below!
I discovered this little gem of a quote from Deb Caletti‘s young adult novel Honey, Baby, Sweetheart; there really isn’t a better quote to describe my summer thus far. It’s been a bit since I’ve posted, and I missed you all my absence. I really did. But the break was marvelous. It coincided with the first month of summer, a time that is unlike any other in this world.
I’ve relaxed with my family in Mexico, I’ve spent time with Jason and Ava, I’ve had moments for the nitty gritty of cleaning and organizing that doesn’t seem to happen during the school year. I’ve read. I’ve watched movies. We even began P90x, a workout that is quickly and surely beating my butt.
I’ve also developed a new concept for this little blog. I’m super excited about it. I’m going to let this video do the talking:
Check out the Blackboard Kitchen Introduction to Video Series! This link will take you to my YouTube channel, where you can like the video, or subscribe to the Blackboard Kitchen YouTube channel!
Video #2 debuts tomorrow, my friends!