Tomato sauces commonly sold in grocery stores are an abomination and
unforgivable insult to the Italian culinary tradition. Not only are
they oversweetened with garbage additives like high fructose corn
syrup that is the mark of an inferior product, but pre-made tomato
sauces also omit the flavor that is necessary to compliment pasta.
As a result of this safe approach, they are a complete failure.
Luckily, you don't have to settle for bottled boredom if you are willing
to make your own sauce. Buy fresh tomatoes, onions, garlic, herbs (especially
basil and oregano), spices (especially black pepper and salt), olive oil,
and any vegetable additions you enjoy (red peppers, green peppers,