This recipe is mine. All mine. I have perfected it and worked on it and perfected it some more. And it's my own family recipe to pass down through generations (or my blog... whatever). It takes all day, but it's not difficult. Fun for a rainy Sunday.
Beef and Pork Sugo
1 lb. ground beef
1 lb. ground pork
4 tblsp olive oil
2/3 cup butter
1 yellow onion
2 carrots (diced)
2 celery (diced)
3 cups milk
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 1/2 cup white wine
1 1/2 cup beef stock
4 cups chopped canned whole peeled tomatoes
Heat oil and butter in a large pot. Add onion and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook to sweetness. Add carrots, celery and another pinch of salt. Cook to slightly crisp, but done. Add the meat and brown until pink is gone. Add the milk. Cook on medium low until the liquid is gone (about 1 1/2 hours), stirring when you can.
Add nutmeg, wine, stock. Cook on medium low until the liquid is gone (about 1 1/2 hours), stirring when you can.
Put tomatoes in crockpot, add the beef mixture. Cook on low for 3-5 hours, stirring when you can.
Serve over pasta of your choice (fettuccini is wonderful) with a heap of Parmesan cheese and a glass of red wine.