My son, who is in the Air Force, has always been pretty handy in the kitchen. While he was recently home on leave, he treated us to a big pot of spaghetti with homemade meat sauce on Family Night.
IT WAS A HIT!!!
The recipe is pretty simple and uses common, everyday ingredients most of keep on hand in our pantries OR at least know exactly where to find them in our neighborhoood grocery store, lol!!
1 1/4 pounds ground chuck
a large onion
a couple cloves of garlic
canned Italian-style tomatoes, unless of course you're fortunate enough to have a stash of your own - canned from YOUR garden
some canned OR canned by YOU tomato sauce
some plain, ole water
salt (I only use sea salt, but...whatever you use is fine) and pepper
a little dried basil and dried oregano
8 ounces of angel hair pasta
Now, I felt compelled to throw a splash of olive oil in for good measure BUT
I restrained myself and TRIED to follow the recipe - not always an easy task for me!!
I just had to know how my son came up with such "precise" measurements, quantities, etc.
He said, "Well, duh, MOM, I googled spaghetti recipes and this is what I found!"
Oh, the joy!! My offspring can find a recipe AND follow it -yay!!
This recipe is now (and forever more will be) dubbed
"My Son's "I googled spaghetti recipes and this is what I found" recipe"
Here's the link from cooks.com
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