Full Fork Premium Pasta Sauce is an all-natural pasta sauce with no artificial colors, flavors or nitrates. Our homemade, thick and hearty sauces taste like they were pulled from Grandma's Recipe book and cooked fresh, right in your kitchen!

    All of our sauces are gluten-free & the marinara sauces are also vegan & vegetarian-friendly!!!!!

    We hope you will love our sauces as much as we do.


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    Traditional Marinara

    You can't go wrong with a traditional Marinara Sauce. From pastas to lasagnas to pizzas, this sauce provides the rustic Italian flavor the modern world has come to love!

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    Sweet Basil Marinara

    Our new, Sweet Basil Marinara gives you that homemade taste for any Italian dish. Plus, it's Vegan.

    Nutrition Facts

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    Mild Meaty

    Do you ever add meat to your pasta sauce? Our Sauce has an abundance of real Italian Sausage & ground beef. Simply pour our sauce and enjoy!

    Nutrition Facts

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    Spicy Meaty

    Why add extra spice to your cooking if it's included in your pasta sauce? This sauce has the same Italian Sausage & ground beef but with a little kick!!!!


    Select from our 3-pack, 6-pack or 12-pack of Sauces

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    Find Us In Store

    Find our Sauces at select grocery stores, including Heinen’s, Giant Eagle, Whole Foods and more!


    Use our Sauces to make your own Italian creations, or try our Recipes below!


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    Linda Priscilla

    Owner and Managing Member


    Birthday party to business: Woman’s Grandma’s Recipe sauce company marks 10 years

    Linda Priscilla started Grandma’s Recipe, acompany that markets a line of Italian sauces. It’s become a fulfilling retirement business for her and her husband. The business has its roots in, of all places, a birthday party.

    By: Marc Bona, cleveland.com

    AURORA, Ohio – When Linda Priscilla cookedfor 75 people coming over for her mother’s 80th birthday party 20 years ago, she had no idea the celebratory moment would spawn a business.

    “I prepared lasagna, chicken parmesan andrigatoni, and invited everybody over,” Priscilla said. “And everybody raved about the sauce. They were telling me ‘Take this to market, this is really good stuff.’ It took me a little while, then my husband I talked about it and said,
    ‘Yeah that does sound like a good idea, I think we’ll do it.’ "

    Retirement was creeping up on Linda and herhusband, Jim. They forged ahead with the business, got their grown kids involved - their daughter is a designer who does the labels, their son helps with store demos. Doing demos would get them out of the house, and they would get a chance to meet people, they figured.

    Things have gone according to plan.

    Grandma’s Recipe makes a line of saucesunder the name Full Fork.The company sells four variations - spicy meaty, mild meaty (“Which has a lot of meat in it,” she said), sweet basil marinara and traditional marinara. A pizza sauce is coming soon. The irony in all this is Priscilla is not Italian. Well, maybe a trace according to a DNA test, she said, but she has always loved Italian food. “Even when my husband and I dated, every time we went out I would always get Italian food. There was just something about Italian food, and to
    this day, I still love it. There was only one year that I just couldn’t eat any more Italian food, and that’s when we were trying to get this right for the market; I was eating so much of it. Now we’re back on track, and I’m still loving it.”

    They created the company 10 years ago. The following summer, they got into Heinen’s, Jim said. They work out of their home in Aurora. The sauce is made in Solon.

    Priscilla worked in accounts receivable while her husband was an auto technician for a GM dealership in Bedford. He retired in 2018, she a year later. The retirement gig has blossomed, allowing more time to work on the sauce business, and they are hoping to get into restaurants, too, they said.

    But it all started with a party to celebrate Priscilla’s mom, Rose Mary Malek.

    “Everybody had a feast,” Priscilla said.“They just came over. And don’t ask me why it was all Italian. Everybody else seemed to love it, too.”

    Priscilla owns the company, her first food-business venture. She said basil marinara is the top seller, with the spicy meat sauce also doing well.

    The company’s name is an homage to Rosie, who made sauce, and her grandmother, Helen Labonovic. Both were Eastern European, Priscilla said, from the former Yugoslavia. That nation, now broken into multiple independent states, sat just to the east of Italy across the
    Adriatic Sea. That might account for the Italian influence in her cooking.

    “I think that whole Eastern European area, it was like a melting pot for so many different backgrounds,” Jim Priscilla said. “I think that’s where all that came from, because it’s just so diverse, you know, from Italy and Greece and Turkey, up through France and Germany and
    everything. All those countries, it was such a blend of people.”

    The sauce name “Full Fork” came about after Priscilla and her daughter in Columbus bandied about 100 different names, she said.

    “My daughter and I, when we decided we’re going to do this business, we were really excited about it,” Priscilla said.
    “So we sat on the phone for over an hour, just throwing things out there. And
    we thought, ‘This is like a full fork of pasta sauce. When you turn it on your
    fork it doesn’t run off. It’s real nice and thick. So that was the reason we
    came up with ‘Full Fork.’ "

    That sauce is available in Heinen’s,several Giant Eagle Market Districts, Whole Foods and several other stores. The
    couple said Meijer also has reached out and is interested in the sauce as well.


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    Find our Sauces in the below stores

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    Heinen's Grocery Stores

    Chicago, IL

    Barrington, Glenview, Bannockburn, Lake Bluff


    Cleveland + Akron, OH

    Chagrin, Green, Lander, Bay Village, Rocky River, Aurora, Mentor, SOM Center, Middleburg Heights, Willoughby, Bainbridge, Chardon, Twinsburg, Brecksville, Avon, Hudson, Strongsville, Cleveland, Chagrin Falls



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     Giant Eagle

    Columbus, OH

    Dublin, Grandview Yard, Kingsdale, Westerville ,Powell, New Albany,

    Britton Parkway, McCutcheon & Stelzer,


    Cleveland + Akron, OH

    Green, Medina, Portage Crossing, Rocky River, Solon, Stow Hudson, Strongsville, Watertower, Westlake, Southland, Amherst, 117th & I90, Fairview Park, Lakewood, Washington Square,


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    Whole Foods Market

    Columbus, OH

    Dublin, Upper Arlington.





    Orange Village-Pinecrest

    Rocky River