Spaghetti Sauce -Make a Big Pot
The store had limited supplies and most of the stuff I never even heard of.. Garbanzo beans per can was quite expensive. Over the required budget. Never had Mrs. Butterworth's syrup. Nothing maple unless it was the real thing. I can't afford that either. No packaged seasoning mixes (like Schillings) spaghetti sauce or anything like it in a jar.
So.....I made my own.
They did have a sort of bakery and I struck it rich when I found bread loafs "unsliced". Jackpot! Looked like homemade and all I had to do was slice it. Used this bread when I ran out of my homemade bread.
I also got hooked on Canadian food items that are not available in the U. S.
Red River Cereal for the best wheat bread, Tender Flake perfect pastry for pie dough, A peach drink mix (kind of like cool aid)and a custard powder for deserts.
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- 2 large
- onions, chopped
- 2 or more lb
- 4 can(s)
- tomato sauce
- 2/3 c
- italian seasoning (coarse)
- 2 Tbsp
- italian spice blend (canada thing)
- 1 large
- can tomatoes (cut up) plus 1 can of water
- 2 c
- mushrooms, sliced
- lots of garlic powder
- salt and pepper to taste
Bring to a boil.
Set on top of the wood stove to simmer for 3 hours or more.
This will make 2 or 3 dinners. Spaghetti sauce and sauce for Lasagna.
Freeze left overs for another night.