Pizza Sauce

Homemade Pizza Sauce
This sauce is wonderfully flavorful, and well worth the time to assemble it

1 (12 oz) can tomato paste
1 cup chicken stock, chicken broth, or water
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp sweetener (sugar, honey, etc)
1/2 tsp onion powder
1 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
1 tsp Smoked Paprika
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
salt to taste, or 1 tsp anchovy paste (optional)

1. In a small saucepan, combine all ingredients except the Parmesan cheese
2. Heat over medium heat, stirring constantly until it reaches a boil
3. Reduce heat to simmer for 15 minutes to combine flavors. Stir frequently
4. Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature
5. When all heat is gone, stir in the Parmesan cheese
6. Refrigerate until ready to use. Spread over pizza dough and prepare pizza as desired