Tuscan Style Meat Sauce (Ragu Toscano) Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
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Reviewed: Aug. 6, 2012
In the end, we liked this sauce but it needed a little help. Because of the confusion in the ingredients I had to make some changes. The ingredients call for red wine vinegar, but the directions say to add the red wine. Hmm, I chose to go with the vinegar but used half the amount. I was worried about the acidity of the tomatoes and the vinegar so I added two large bay leaves at the start of the simmering time. After an hour of simmering, I tasted and the sauce needed a boost so I added 2 cloves of minced garlic. With these few changes, it was an excellent sauce. I do wonder what the submitter intended..vinegar or wine?
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Reviewed: Mar. 11, 2010
It came out a little too vinegary for my taste. If I made it again, I'd probably use red wine instead of red wine vinegar. Also, a tip, mince all the veggies in a food processor the night before you cook, to ease up on the prep time.
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Reviewed: Sep. 18, 2009
I followed the recipe exactly and our family really enjoyed it. Would like to try it with some garlic and fresh basil next time.
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