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I was lured by the recipe because it was from 1900's Italy and the pork neck bone 'cause I had never had any of those. I am SO GLAD this recipe caught my eye. It is SOOOOO GOOD!!!!! I loved that all the ingredients were stuff normally kept on hand. It was thick and decadent and soooo perfect! I don't think I've had better in any restaurant. An added bonus was that I got to find out that I love pork neck bones...now to find other recipes I can use those in. Thanks so much for this over the top spaghetti sauce recipe! ** Note: hot pepper flakes were listed twice so I went with 1 1/2 tablespoons as first listed...it had a bit of kick...but not to spicy I couldn't eat it.

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HatesTooCook February 16, 2010

Excellent ! The packages of frozen Pork neckbones were running a bit over 2 1/2 lbs. so my sauce is probably meater than called for. I don't mind. I used homemade tomato sauce. (my Crock Pot Italian Tomato Sauce) Other than these 2 things I went "by the book". It was fun to prepare. I enjoyed loafing at the table sipping Chianti and picking the bones, one has to go slowly and carefully to avoid getting bone fragments in with the meat. It's at least a 2 glass job. (That's my story and I'm sticking to it.) I served it over Angelhair pasta with a Tomato - fresh Mozzarella salad and Chianti. The left overs I froze in small zip lock bags, 1 cup per bag. I froze the bags spread out on a baking sheet. Tomorrow I'll collect them and store them in a gallon zip lock bag(s) to keep a semblance of order in the freezer. I will be keeping a supply of this fine sauce in the freezer at all times. Thanx for posting this great recipe. Pierre

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Pierre Dance January 08, 2005

This is the way I was taught to make gravy. I make one batch by using 3 cans of tomato paste and 3 cans of water or broth for each can of the tomato paste. I live in Fl. and the only place I can find pork neck bones is Walmart. Thank you for posting

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Naturelover June 17, 2010

In honor of my beloved late Nonna Santa who made made her spaghetti with neck bones and we miss her and her sauce and so glad I found this recipe. Instead of tomato sauce I used crushed tomatoes Delicious and brought back such great memories

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mssbettyboop December 17, 2010

This is basically my grandmothers recipe. She skipped the wine and saved the pepper flakes for the individual... but yes after the first bite, i feel like i'm back in her kitchen again. Too many sauces are boring marinara. This sauce derives its flavor from the bone!

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silencomortis January 20, 2012

Good sauce!!! this will be my go to sauce from now on. Love to have sauce in the freezer.

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55tbird December 16, 2012

This was the best sauce I've ever made! I couldn't get the neck bones so I used country style ribs. I did add about 1T of sugar to the sauce and some sauteed diced onions. I certainly will make this again.

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tinakurgan March 24, 2015
Spaghetti Sauce Made With Pork Neck Bone! Italy 1870-1900!