Like my pasta sauce, I learned this from watching my mom make them. Like my mom, I seldom use measuring equipment so the measures in the recipe are just a starting point. You can adjust them to your taste. Its a great addition to a Sunday pasta dinner. If this recipe makes more than you need they freeze well. Just put the extra into a zip lock bag or vacuum seal bag if you have one after they come out of the oven and have cooled. When you need them just take them right from the freezer and put them right in your sauce.