America's Test Kitchen tackles tomato sauce.
Learn how to make a flavorful tomato sauce any time of the year. We explain why the best meatless sauces are also the fastest—and better than anything that comes out of a jar.
Extensive testing uncovered the secrets of a quick-cooked fresh tomato sauce that is both hearty and brightly flavored.
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.
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?
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