from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A preparation of tomatoes to he used as a dressing for meat.


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  • I remember sort of laughing at my own parents who used up every bit of everything, including rinsing out tomato-sauce cans and adding it to the soup, but later I found that because they did not have to go out and replace everything as quickly, they were able to save money.

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  • I grew up eating a tomato-sauce based lentil salad that my dad read about in a newspaper long ago and has been making ever since.

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  • The purchasers of hot chicken are many, and they take them away to open tables, where stand huge bottles of red wine and tubs of tomato-sauce.

    A Tramp's Sketches

  • Mary Lou briskly served potatoes and creamed carrots and summer squash; Susan went down a pyramid of saucers as she emptied a large bowl of rather watery tomato-sauce.

    Saturday's Child

  • Nevertheless, it made Mrs. Cairnes quite nervous with apprehension concerning Mrs. Maybury's face on coming to the dinner-table; she left off having roasts, and had a slice of steak; chops and tomato-sauce; a young chicken.

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume IX (of X)

  • Upon this, the loons, all down the lake, who had hitherto been silent, took up the strain with vehemence, hurling their wild laughter at the presumptuous mortal who thus dared to invade their solitudes with details as trivial as Mr. Pickwick's tomato-sauce.

    Oldport Days

  • Since Mr. Pickwick, with his heartless tomato-sauce and warming-pans, there had been nothing so aggravating as to try to solace us, who were as good as on board ship and under way, -- nay, in imagination as far up the St. John's as Pilatka at least, -- with brigade drills!

    Army Life in a Black Regiment

  • I add a little cinnamon, to make it taste more like Grecian Chicken (another tomato-sauce recipe where googling gets entirely the wrong result, and if I ever find it I'll be sure to blog it) or like the chicken tikka masala at Bollywood Cafe (which has no resemblance to tikka masala anywhere else, but is wonderful).

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  • So I think we should be pretty well set for tomato-sauce based dishes this winter.

    Frugal Babe

  • Each is served with curtido, a rough vinegar-dressed slaw, and salsa rojo, a simple tomato-sauce condiment.

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