Hosted by the wonderful Anne-Marie Nichols of This Mama Cooks (on a Diet) who demonstrated a few simple recipes using the sauce, our meal was rounded off by the chefs at Mise en Place who took the sauces to an even higher level.
|A Tasty Tower of Basil Quinoa, Eggplant and Ratatouille with Cacciatore Dinner Sauce|
As an attendee, I received a sample of each of the four dinner sauces, described below, and a few other goodies from Hunt's including a set of Sur la Table mini-prep bowls which I can't wait to use in my new kitchen.
But our kitchen is 6-8 weeks away from completion and I wasn't about to wait that long to try the sauces at home. Over the weekend I mixed up a batch of polenta rounds with Hunt's Greek Dinner Sauce, one of the dishes Anne-Marie demonstrated at the launch event. It was simple to make and it was a hit with my family, as proved by the empty serving dish left on the dinner table.
I plan to try the Southwest Dinner Sauce at our next Turkey Taco Salad night.
The tomato-based sauces come in four flavor varieties:
- Tuscan: rich olive oil, basil and garlic
- Southwest: black beans and red bell peppers
- Greek: artichokes and oregano, and
- Cacciatore: sweet bell peppers and aromatic herbs.
The dinner sauces will be rolling out nationwide (I hope) over the next year. I was thrilled to be able to go out to Denver and be a part of this event; kudos to Anne-Marie the Ketchum PR team for planning a fun evening!
Disclosure: As noted above, Hunt's is a client. I wrote this post of my own volition on my own time.