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Family Spaghetti Sauce Story

This childhood family spaghetti sauce story is one of the winning entries from the Great Spaghetti Sauce recipe contest.
By Linda Ligon
December 1991/January 1992
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A childhood family spaghetti sauce story that makes each pasta meal more memorable.
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This family spaghetti sauce story from the Great Spaghetti Sauce recipe contest brings back memories of childhood and spaghetti dinners.

We used to have spaghetti on the nights my father had to stay overnight at work. He liked spaghetti, but it didn’t like him. My mother would cook the sauce all day, and at suppertime, she put big platefuls of spaghetti with extra sauce in front of me and my little brother. It would steam up my glasses, so I would very carefully take them off before digging in. . . .

Sometimes, when I get home late from work, I take a baggie of this spaghetti sauce out of the freezer, nuke it while the pasta is cooking, and for a little while, I’m a child again.

— Rachel Hughes,
Kalamazoo, Michigan


Check out more delicious spaghetti sauce recipes here: The Great Spaghetti Sauce Cookoff recipes.








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