"I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure."--Anthony Bourdain
Brown garlic and onions in olive oil. Add all tomatoes. Bring to a slow simmer. Add spices and stir. Add sugar and merlot;stir. Finally, add the water 1 cup at a time depending on the consistently you want. Let simmer a half an hour and taste. Add more of any spice you may want until it suits your taste. Add sausage. Cook as long as possible; the longer it cooks the better it is. Make sure the heat is on low and stir often. Meatballs Mix eggs and meat together first. Add breadcrumbs until mixture holds together. Spray glass Pyrex dish with Pam. Bake at 300º until golden brown. Add meatballs and drippings to sauce right after the sausage is added.
Freezes great! Be careful when you are stirring the sauce not to break up the meatballs. You can add the meatballs raw and let them cook in the sauce. Cooking them in the oven gives them a nice crust. I cook my sauce at least 8 hours.
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