Skill Level: Easy
Prep Time: 1 hour
Necessary Items: Tomatoes, butter, onion, salt

Jokes about cooking skills begin with boiling water. Once you can do that, then you can cook pasta. And if you're cooking pasta, you need to be able to make a functional red sauce. This simple take on the red comes from Marcella Hazan, who wrote Essential Classics of Italian Cooking back in 1973. She's an OG, and her sauce is a thing of beauty. Check out the full recipe.