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The Best Marinara Sauce

1 review

I developed this recipe with a friend to make the most of a bumper crop of tomatoes. Now we like to make huge batches—we’re talking 220-pounds-of- tomatoes huge—and then give jars along with a pound of pasta as gifts around the holidays. Knowing this sauce is made from the heart with the best possible ingredients makes me feel good about giving it to my family and friends. —Shannon Norris, Cudahy, Wisconsin

Turkey Spaghetti Pie

7 reviews

This turkey-based entree is a tasty change from traditional spaghetti. Its saucy goodness really comes through when it's reheated on...


Tortellini Bean Soup Mix

I like to use mixes for Christmas gifts. One year, I gave this soup mix in a jar and included...


Makeover Lasagna with Two Sauces

1 review

To start, our home economists reduced the total amount of meat in the recipe and replaced it with a healthier...


Hearty Chicken Lasagna

10 reviews

Give this good-for-you lasagna a try. The lean chicken is a nice change of pace from traditional lasagnas calling for...