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Checca Sauce

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I’m not Italian, and even though I play one on TV, I have never heard of Checca Sauce. 

According to Giada it’s just uncooked tomato sauce.  According to the translation on it means pansy or homosexual.   I think I prefer Giada’s definition.   Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

Again, Everyday Italian is turning out to be Simple Italian.  Start with 12 ounces of cherry tomatoes.

And then invite all the Italian standards:  olive oil, garlic, basil, parmesan, plus the special guest of scallions, all chopped up.

As if that’s not beautiful enough, you can add fresh mozzarella cubes.

That all makes for another wonderful dinner on the veranda.

Eat Well and Savor.


About Monica

A court reporter who likes to cook, and travel, and go to the spa, and read, and spoil her dog.

2 responses »

  1. Reblogged this on Bold & Beautiful and commented:
    wow that looks so good

  2. You got me laughing at the dictionary. There was Italians in my neighborhood when I was a kid. Seeing this dish brought back memories of lunch at friends houses.


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