Making tomato sauce starts by cutting off all the yucky bits. After that you put a whole bunch of tomatoes in a metal piece like a net. It goes into a pot of boiling water. When they have been in the boiling water for a good one minute you put them in a cold rinse softening them so you can get off the skins and chop them up. After that through the food mill they go.before you put in the other items you have to it simmer down for hours. And then into the pot with Basil and Oregon,onion, garlic and salt.