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from the Boston Globe's Sheryl Julian

Quick roasted tomato sauce: Core tomatoes, toss with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast at 400 degrees for 30 minutes or until they collapse. Transfer with cooking juices to a bowl. Pull off skins, use scissors to snip flesh into chunky pieces. Add plenty of fresh basil.

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