This Summer why not try this neat summer favorite at your next picnic......


One 28 oz. can of Italian-style peeled tomatoes, chopped.
1/2 tsp. sugar
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
3/4 tsp red pepper flakes
2 Tblsp. chopped fresh basil
4 garlic cloves chopped finely
6 Tblsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 pound Penne Regate Pasta or any pasta of your choice
6 Tblsp. grated Romano or Parmesan cheese

Mix thoroughly all the sauce ingredients in a large bowl. Cover and put it outside in the sun. If it's cold outside, you can put in in the microwave for a few minutes to heat slightly. Cook pasta according to the package directions, drain it well. Pour it into a bowl with the sauce; stir well to coat the pasta. Add the cheese and serve. Can be served at room temperature. Serves 6-8.