On Dec 7, 9:07*am, Chet <c...@epix.net> wrote:
> I started to make a marinara spagettie sauce, I am not good at tasting
> when I make something,
This is crucial. You need to taste every step of the way, otherwise
can't know what caused the problem.
> but I started with a #10 can of Alta Cucina whole
> tomatoes, drained the liquid, sauteed 7-8 cloves of garlic in about 1/4
> cup of extra virgin olive oil, added the tomatoes, used a hand held
> blender to a sauce and added some salt, pepper oregano,basil, and about
> a teaspoon sugar, and put in a few pcs of partially cooked sausage,
> simmered for 1hr. and later in the day we used the sauce for spagetti
> and it tasted bitter, this is about the 7-8 time i attempted to make a
> good home made sauce, maybe only one time was good, for some reason I
> cannot make a marinara sauce, my mother has passed on, but her sauce
> always was good. where am I going wrong, am I using the wrong tomatoes ect.
> * * thanks
> * * * Chet
If it simmered for an hour and you used it later in the day, where was
all that time?
I've never made sauce from whole canned tomatoes, but is it possible
the tomatoes crushed the seeds and made your sauce bitter? Maybe
else here can weigh in on that possibility.