Viva Italiano! After you master this recipe I guarantee you’ll never buy another jar of tomato sauce for your Italian dishes! Here’s what you’ll need: •5 ripe tomatoes •2 tbsp olive oil •2 tbsp butter •3 cloves of garlic, minced •1/4 cup dry or fresh basil (chopped) •1 teaspoon Italian seasoning •1 bay leaf •1/4 cup red wine •1/4 cup shallot, minced •2 tbsp tomato paste Bring a pot of water to a boil. Boil whole tomatoes in boiling water until skin starts to peel which usually takes 1 minute. Remove with slotted spoon and place in ice bath (large bowl full of ice) . Let rest until cool. Remove peel and squeeze out the seeds. Drizzle with olive oil and roast in oven…