I have to admit, I was a little skeptical going into my attempt at Saveur recipe trend #1: butter tomato sauce. The skepticism was based solely on an ill-conceived purchase I made a few years ago, back when Giada De Laurentiis started hawking products at Target. Impulsively, I tried a jar of her tomato sauce, but I quickly realized my mistake when it tasted strongly of butter. But not in a good way.
Still, lest I let that one bad experience influence my opinion of today’s sauce, I tried to keep an open mind. And I’m kind of glad I did. Continue reading