Sauce or Gravy?

The Secret, Fervent Debate at the Heart of the Italian American Spaghetti Dinner.

This article, written by Bill Tonelli, appears on Slate.

“The Italians of my parents’ generation are held together by the notion of the family,” wrote Martin Scorsese in his introduction to Italianamerican: The Scorsese Family Cookbook.* “That is why the pasta sauce is so sacred to the Italian family.”

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