Who Likes Spaghetti? In a thick Italian accent that was obviously an impersonation, the word, “spaghetti,” was being projected from the mouth of my father throughout the entire house. I had only asked what type of food he was craving for dinner, no more, no less. I wasn’t expecting him to pull out such an energetic and quick witted decision like spaghetti. I knew he would keep repeating the word spaghetti until I joined him in the fun. I reached into my personal collection of capabilities, but unfortunately couldn't find any skills pertaining to speaking in an Italian accent.
Nonetheless, I began saying spaghetti like a mad man. At this point it was decided by me that I would be making a pasta for the family dinner.
I had successfully made many different pastas in my years past. I had perfected my cooking skill for Pasta Olio, as well as obtained solid efficiency in making Spaghetti Carbonara, and Penne Alfredo. I needed to undergo a new experience in the world of pasta, to further increase my cultivation level in the culinary arts. With this in mind I looked through different sauces and noodle types that I hadn’t used in the past. In the end I selected Bolognese sauce, and standard sized spaghetti noodles. The reason for choosing standard spaghetti noodles was simply because it was all I had access to at the time, something I hadn’t taken into account before making up my mind.
I prepared some crucial ingredients. I also grabbed myself a large red cooking pot, and even made use of a vegetable/fruit chopping tool that my mother owned. With all of the items needed to make the Bolognese sauce at my disposal, I began my mission.
What You Will Need
Ingredients 1/2 cup Carrots 32oz Plum Tomato Onion 1 lb Ground Beef 1 1/2 lb Pork Sausage 1/2 cup of Red Wine 1/2 cup Beef Broth Salt Pepper Sage 3 tbs Tomato Paste Olive Oil Spaghetti Noodles Utensils Cutting Board Knives Large Pot Sauce Pan Mixing Spoon Strainer
Dice up the 1/2 cup of carrots, the 32oz plum tomato and the onion Heat up the sauce pan and lightly coat it in olive oil Pour in the 1/2 cup of wine and 3 tbs of tomato paste into the sauce pan and mix with mixing spoon Add the 1 lb of ground beef and the 1 and 1/2 lb pork sausage and mix with mixing spoon Add a few splashes of salt pepper and sage (eyeball it) and mix with mixing spoon
Add the 1/2 cup or more of beef broth to the large pot (water optional) Heat the large pot until the contents are boiling Add the pasta noodles into the large pot Mix the pasta noodles thoroughly (can take breaks in intervals) for 11 minutes Pour out the contents of the large pot into the strainer and strain out all of the liquid Mix the pasta and sauce (optional) Serve the Spaghetti Bolognese
(Garlic bread optional...)
"The faint smell of wine mixed in with the heavy fragrance of spices and veggies, made for an atmosphere of pure appreciation."
By leaving the pasta and the sauce separate the family was able to freely chose how much of each respective thing they wanted. I always sauce it up, while my father and brother don't like very much sauce at all.
However, everyone grabbed a little extra sauce this time because it was just that amazing. Although I got a lot of positive feedback for this meal from my family, the one who gave me the most positive feedback was definitely myself, which is the way it should be.
I was very satisfied with the way that the Spaghetti Bolognese tasted, especially the sauce, and I am very proud of myself for learning yet another amazing recipe.