This isn’t a soffrito, strictly speaking; soffrito is usually a mixture of onions, carrots, and celery softened with olive oil or butter. I’m calling it a soffrito because it’s based on a Trader Joe’s Soffrito seasoning blend I like but wanted to play with the blend. I like using it for hamburgers, meatloaf or other meat recipes.
A rustic Southern Italy comfort food with three of my favorite features: It’s easy; you have a lot of time to hang out with family while it simmers; and it makes the house smell great.
Focaccia means “flat bread” in Italian. Sorry if you were looking for a complicated back story.
You can call this Supernatural Elf Counselor Sauce if you want, but that’s too silly for me.
This sauce is a lot of work. It’s more than worth it.
That Doughboy already gets all the chicks. Now he’s stealin’ our sammiches!
Is it Italian or Mexican? Who cares?
This is sort of stolen from California Pizza Kitchen’s Kung Pao Spaghetti. But it’s Bruce Lee Spaghetti because it’s BADASS.
Take it easy, man! It’s just a pizza.