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                                                                                                                                                                                           Without a doubt, spaghetti is the most popular pasta “the world around.” Ironically, my mother never cooked spaghetti. A northern Italian lady she made her own pasta. The first time that I ate spaghetti was for a school lunch, and I remember it well. “When the spaghetti was put into my lunch tray, I stared at it inquisitively not sure what to do. The other children were slurping the long pasta strings with tomato sauce. The sauce was getting all over their face. I slurped one or two spaghetti strings and didn’t like it slashing on my face. Therefore, I twisted it onto my fork the way that I was taught to twist green fettuccini when eating the pasta verde my mother would make.

Some folks think that Marco Polo brought spaghetti back from china. No way! It was part of southern Italian diet long before Maco Polo ventured off to china. The Sicilians were enjoying spaghetti pasta back in the 7-century. However, there is evidence that the Arabs may have introduced pasta to they concurred Sicily. Today, spaghetti is enjoyed by everyone, and is served with a variety of sauces. Particularly with tomato sauce with seafood such as clams, mussels lobster. Let’s face it, how many of us can say no to a dish of spaghetti and a glass of Chianti.

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I wanted to make spaghetti, so I used my spaghetti cutter for the pasta machine. If you have other attachments for different type of pasta( like linguine etc), you can use them as well. After you make your dough sheet ( which is

Publish Date: 02/12/2013 8:37

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