Basic Recipe: 2 cups water 5 Tbsp. Tomato Powder 1 Tbsp. sugar (white or brown) 1 Tbsp. Italian seasoning (or basil, marjoram, oregano, rosemary, and thyme to equal 1 Tbsp.) (*may also use Rainy Day Foods’ Spaghetti Seasoning) 1 tsp. granulated garlic 1 Tbsp. dried onion 2 tsp. cornstarch or clear jel (hot) Pinch salt Combine ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.   Deluxe Recipe: Add any or all of these ingredients to the Basic Recipe and follow same cooking instructions. ¼ cup crushed dried mushrooms 2 Tbsp. dried red/green bell peppers 2 tsp. beef or chicken bouillon ½ tsp. parsley ¼ tsp. crushed red peppers 1/8 tsp. pepper 1 Tbsp. olive oil   Variation: --for Meat Sauce:  add ¼ cup TVP (imitation meat – beef, chicken, pepperoni, sausage, or Italian sausage)  (*or you may use freeze dried meat) and add ¾ cup more water. *comment not included in original recipe This recipe (and many other delicious recipes!) is found in Rusty Kappel’s  cookbook:  “You Can Have Your Food Storage and Eat it Too!”