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Basic, yet undeniably delicious tomato sauce for all your Italian needs

September 8, 2011


Stop!  Don’t open that jar of Prego!  Or Ragu!  Or Hunts! You can make a supremely superior tomato sauce at home without having to resort to spaghetti sauce that contains corn syrup.  And “natural” flavoring.  I mean really…corn syrup?  Gag a maggot. This is really quite simple….and what I have to do if I am […]

Apple Craziness!

September 1, 2011


It’s that time of year again.  The nights are crisper, the colors a bit brighter, and the kids are back in school. By October I am cooking stews, soups, and gingerbread.  Lots of gingerbread.  Fall simply demands it! Fall for us also means harvest time! Well, soon it will get into the low 30s and […]

Home Canned Roasted Pasta Sauce

August 16, 2011


Tomatoes are on!  Finally!  I got this idea from my friend Blondie, and have found that the idea is quite adaptable.  It makes a delicious sauce.  This is what you do: Spray large baking dishes or roasting pans with Pam.  Blondie uses disposable roasting pans–less mess! Drizzle in a bit of extra-virgin olive oil.  Start […]