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To Steve, I make spaghetti sauce every year. I process in a boiling covered canner for 35 minutes. I hope you find this helpful. Good Lick :-), from Darla

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Darla Aldridge September 09, 2002

I made this recipe exactly as stated with fresh tomatoes. I agree it's a great sauce but thought it tasted a bit salty and needed more spices. Next time I will cut the olive oil to 2 TBSP, use half the salt called for in the recipe, and double the sugar, garlic, basil and oregano called for in the recipe.

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supercrafty July 01, 2009

Needed to use up some of my garden tomatoes, so made a batch of this. I had everything in my pantry already, so it was great to throw together. Loved the flavor!! DH, who is very picky, thought this tasted great. I canned mine and got 4 qts out of it. Thanks for the recipe!

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rbrynsaas August 25, 2009

After making this and canning it, I told my husband, "This better be some pretty good stuff, or it's not worth the effort, when You can buy it at the grocery for a dollar" Boy. Was it worth it. This is the best pasta sauce, ever!!

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Jntridenour October 05, 2006

Amazingly delicious! I had a lot of tomatoes and was looking for a recipe and decided to try this one....OMG,it is very delicious sauce. I followed the recipe, cooked onions and garlic separetely, and added them after an hour of cooking tomatoes.I did not remove skin,but I will next time.I wish I did, I know a very easy way to remove tomato skin. Fill a Pot with hot water and boil water,put tomatoes in a spaghetti drain pan, and put in hot water let them boil for 1 minute, let them cool off and the whole skin comes off. I will do it next time, the skin is annoying me now in the sauce,but the sauce is very good! I will eat it anyway! I love it THanks for sharing it!!!

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Jasmin July 15, 2011

This recipe is great!!! I made this today, exactly as written. I canned the sauce, my yield was 7 pint jars. I cant wait to use it!!! I tasted it before I canned it and it tastes wonderful. The only thing that I did different that the recipe is that I used my immersion blender and pureed it, my kids think that it has to look like the sauce that comes from a can before they can eat it. It worked perfectly! Will definately be making this again!!! * UPDATE* Used this over noodles for supper tonight, also added hamburger to it, the kids loved it and so did my husband and I. Will so be making again!!!

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manda1027 July 20, 2011

A good sauce, this is my second time making it, I made it last year too. This year I made it with tomatoes I had froze last year and I made a triple batch using my roaster oven, I used leeks and onions and add 8 bay leaves while it was cooking. After cooking this I added all cooked ingredients (2-3 lb hamburger, 3 carrots shredded, 3 c shredded zucchini, sliced mushrooms, 1 diced red pepper, 2 stalks sliced celery), extra brown sugar, extra seasonings, and beef bouillon powder. I used this sauce to make lasagnas, 11 (5x9) lasagnas (enough for 6 meals), and had enough leftover sauce to freeze for spaghetti, enough for 7 meals.

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tasb October 03, 2010

This sauce is delicious! I've never made my own spaghetti sauce, so I was a bit worried. I did not peel my tomatoes (mainly because I didn't know I was suppose to until right now!) and the sauce still turned out fine. I put the tomatoes in the food processor, so it must have taken care of the skin! I canned my sauce, so I'm very excited to enjoy this throughout the winter! Thank you for sharing!

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chiroellie October 20, 2009

What a wonderful fresh flavor! I can't wait for my tomatoes to ripen just so I can make this. Thanks!

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Tina S. August 21, 2009

I think it is very good. We did about 6 batches and water bathed them. I do have a concern for botulism though since the recipe does not call for lemon juice or to be pressured. Anyone else???

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