Hearty Italian Meat Sauce (Sunday Gravy)

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2009, America's Test Kitchen TV

This over-the-top Italian-American tomato sauce typically calls for six cuts of meat and half a day at the stove. We wanted the same flavor with a lot less work.

SERVES8 to 10

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For an Italian meat sauce recipe that didn’t require a long list of ingredients and many hours to prepare, we limited ourselves to pork sausage and baby back ribs, and replaced time-consuming braciole with standout meatballs. By combining o...

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