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.
2 largeonions, chopped
2 or more lbhamburger
4 can(s)tomato sauce
2/3 citalian seasoning (coarse)
2 Tbspitalian spice blend (canada thing)
1 largecan tomatoes (cut up) plus 1 can of water
2 cmushrooms, sliced
·lots of garlic powder
·salt and pepper to taste
How to Make Spaghetti Sauce -Make a Big Pot
- Brown hamburger and add chopped onions and garlic powder. Cook until tender. Drain. Salt and pepper to taste.
- In a large pot, add remaining ingredients.
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.