No store bought tomato sauce compares with the flavor of one made from your own tomatoes from your garden or from a local farm. This is the Tomato Sauce Recipe and method I use to home can the tomato harvest. This is a more manageable variation of Ball's "Seasoned Tomato Sauce" recipe. The ratio of ingredients is the same maintaining the safe canning properties.
Stews are convenient and a perennial family favourite in many households. Shaun Hill's beef stew recipe requires braising the meat for 2 to 3 hours before stewing with carrots and mushrooms in a rich red wine and tomato sauce. He serves the hot beef stew over a creamy mashed potato with leeks.