Lindsay D. Mattison

Lindsay D. Mattison is a professional chef and a food writer. After graduating from Cascade Culinary school, Lindsay became the Executive Chef at Jackson's Corner in Bend, OR, from 2013 to 2016. Her genuine passion for food and sustainable food practices led her to find the farmer in herself. She lives in Durango, CO, where she enjoys the trials and errors of small plot farming. Lindsay is currently working on a cookbook that teaches home cooks how to craft beautiful meals without a recipe, tentatively titled "The Art of Bricolage: Cultivating Confidence and Creativity in the Kitchen."
Preparing tomato sauce at home. Top view of a rustic wooden table filled with fresh ingredients for preparing tomato sauce at home. Ingredients for preparing tomato sauce are fresh ripe tomatoes, basil, olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper. The ingredients are scattered on the table all around a cast iron pan filled with prepared tomato sauce. Predominant color is red. DSRL studio photo taken with Canon EOS 5D Mk II and Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Marinara vs. Tomato Sauce: What’s the Difference?

Confused about the difference between marinara and tomato sauce? They're both made with tomatoes, but one is thicker and more complex than the other. Here's how to make and use each one.