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Mario Batali's Snapper Livornese
"One cannot think well, love well,
sleep well, if one has not dined well."
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customers go nuts for this classic dish from Livorno, on the southern
2 cups basic tomato sauce, recipe follows
Preheat oven to 450 degrees [F].
Basic Tomato Sauce
1/4 cup extra-virgin
In a 3-quart saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
Add the onion and garlic and cook until soft and light golden brown, about 8
to 10 minutes. Add the thyme and carrot and cook 5 minutes more, until the
carrot is quite soft. Add the tomatoes and juice and bring to a boil,
stirring often. Lower the heat and simmer for 30 minutes until as thick as
hot cereal. This sauce holds one week in the refrigerator or up to six
months in the freezer. Makes 4 cups.