From Season 1
How do you get robust meaty flavor and thick, rich texture into a basic tomato sauce? We tested eight cuts of meat and found that ribs make the most flavorful sauce.
Extensive testing uncovered the secrets of a quick-cooked fresh tomato sauce that is both hearty and brightly flavored.
Canned diced tomatoes can be too sweet, too mushy, or too salty, but our winning brands can be better than the real thing.
In our tomato sauce, we're looking for nice mix of tastes: acid plus sweet, with some salt and sour in there, too. So how does this phenomenon work? How do you taste tastes?