Mom’s Homemade Spaghetti Sauce: Without My Life Story

Have you ever been to a blog because a recipe sounded great, but instead you got their life story? Yeah, that won’t be happening here. My mom’s homemade spaghetti sauce is a house favorite and I want to share it with you. Let’s get to cooking!

Now that you’ve made “the sauce” head over to this post to make the best apple pie, the Southern way. It’s just as easy and you can get your kids to help out. My favorite apples to use are green granny smith apples, but you can use any tart variety. I’d stay away from a softer sweet apple like golden delicious as they cook down too quickly.

Still craving my life story about this amazing spaghetti sauce? Well, the best I can say is it’s been a family favorite for years. It’s an easy sauce to make that my girls love to help cook. I tend to make it in the early afternoon so it has plenty of time to simmer. While it can be ready quickly, it is best if you give it time for the flavors to deepen. If you’re in Atlanta and want to find delicious fresh made pasta head to Storico! While they do have low gluten options, I love to make zoodles to go with the sauce.

Jess Cathell

Jess Cathell is an Atlanta based lifestyle and interior creator, designer, and tastemaker. With years of experience in home decor and a portfolio ranging from farm house to the beach, Jess is known for creating balanced spaces with notes of the unexpected. Inspired by the fusion of traditional elements with bold contemporary design, she has developed a clear transitional style. Her most recent work can be found in the Atlanta Magazine as a tribute to the modern home work space. She has collaborated with brands such as Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, and is continually looking to connect with local and sustainable sources.

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  1. 10.30.20
    Teresa Kamm said:

    This sauce freezes beautifully too. Do you remember the time I gave a big batch of this to Memaw Kamm? She threw in some beans and some chili powder and told Pop Pop Kamm it was chili! (She decided that was easier than boiling the pasta!)

  2. 8.16.21
    Kim said:

    Can you make a batch and freeze the rest?