*This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Ragú® Official New Tra-Dish. All the opinions and text are my own.
One thing you may not know about me is that I’m a person of habit. I have to remind myself to try new things once in a while. This shows in many aspects of my life and especially in cooking. I get stuck on the same ingredients or the same techniques and I have to tell myself to get out of the “sameness.” I love it when I listen to myself because I enjoy the results ninety-five percent of the time! It really is good to try new things because you never know what wonders are waiting to be discovered.
This week, I proved this once again. You know that I like to make my own sauce but you know that I also live a crazy busy life. There are days when I don’t have too much time to spend in the kitchen but I still want to serve my family a delicious meal. I tend to keep a jar of tomato sauce in the fringe for those busy days. I’ve been using the same sauce for years, I mean years!
Many years ago, I tried a few tomato sauce from the jar (only tomato as it is the only sauce I will buy jarred) and settled on one. Ever since then, I’ve been buying the same one, not trying any others for second time. Last week’s challenge to try a new sauce proved my point on trying new things right!
I tried the improved Ragú Old World Style Traditional Sauce and I loved it. First of all, Ragú Old World Style® Traditional Sauce is made with 11 juicy tomatoes making it its richest, thickest recipe. Much better than the old way, from my personal experience. I liked the flavor that this sauce has and the boys like it too.
Second of all, I love that it’s blended. I was so used to chunky but when I tried this blended Ragú sauce, I realized much much, more I like it that way. When I make my own sauce, I tend to blend it because I like the smoothness of the sauce. To tell you the truth, I also hate to bite into a canned tomato. I love tomatoes and tomato flavor but I hate to bite into a canned tomato. I used to always pick out and throw away the tomato chunks or just run the sauce through a blender. This is a personal preference.
We don’t get to eat together as a family much, due to our separate schedules, but when we do get that chance, I want to make it the best. During the week days, especially if it’s a school day for me, I only have a few minutes to cook. It feels very good to have something quick that I know will taste delicious!
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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Ragú® Official New Tra-Dish. The opinions and text are all mine.