"Too much spaghetti sauce? It's not a problem," assures Carole Darnell of Houston, Texas. "I always make extra, then the next day, I add cumin and a couple of chili peppers for an instant enchilada sauce."
In Alverton, Pennsylvania, Betty Claycomb keeps this blend of seasonings on hand so she can stir up speedy spaghetti sauce. "It's a snap to add browned ground beef, tomato paste and water to create a mild, pleasantly flavored sauce," she says.