Wedding Gift Spaghetti Sauce

Wedding Gift Spaghetti Sauce

Dog Fish Head aka Fabius 47

"This recipe was given to me as part of a wedding gift recipe collection from a very dear friend. It is rich, aromatic, flavorfull and makes ALOT. So please grab the biggest pot you can find. I mean REALLY BIG. Extra sauce freezes well for future pasta dishes."


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  1. Melt the butter with the olive oil, chopped garlic and chopped onion
  2. Add the ground beef and sausage
  3. Brown until not pink and meat is crumbly
  4. Add the spices
  5. Simmer for 20 minutes
  6. Add 29 oz can of tomatoe puree and two cans of water
  7. Add 18 oz can of tomatoe paste and one can of water
  8. Cook over low heat for two hours or longer-longer is better
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this was very good. i used sweet italian sausage. i added the vidalia onion and yellow bellpepper and a couple stalks celery to the meat along with a large shallot. i used fresh herbs. after str...

Excellent sauce. I rarely make sauce from scratch, but will make this often. RIP, Allison.

Oh my goodness...this is AWESOME!! I cut this recipe in half and had to use a 15-ounce can of petite diced tomatoes instead of the tomato puree, because that's what I had on hand. I goofed on ...

This sauce is wonderful. The rosemary really makes it different and we'll never use the jar stuff again! It made alot for the two of us so we won't have to make it again for a few weeks. I u...

Outstanding, no tweaking. Makes a ton of hearty thick sauce (oops, I forgot the water!) but you can freeze it or give some to a friend! RIP Allison, you'll be toasted every time this is made.

Very easy to make and the kitchen smells so wonderful! The sauce has great flavor, very hearty! I didn't use the butter and I used half hot and half mild sausage. Will definitely be making on a ...

I have put this off in the past due to the butter, but yesterday I was reminded that one should enjoy every day. I made a half batch, no skimping on the butter, and my homemade crushed tomatoes...

This was nice. I left out the stick of butter and sauteed the onions and garlic with the meat when it was cooking. I tried to drain off some of the grease to make it less greasy. I added 1/4 C. ...