2. Lower heat to simmer, add tomatoes, onion, and celery. Cover and let simmer 45 minutes. Check every 15 minutes to stir, and add water if necessary. Add spices last 15 minutes to taste. Taste and re-spice if necessary before serving.
It takes 40 days for most Americans to earn enough money to pay for their food bill for the entire year. In comparison, it takes 139 days for the average American to earn enough money to pay their taxes!