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Pasta Prelude

Facilitating interaction, community, involvement, comradery….high on the list of any party-givers priorities.  What better way to accomplish these goals:

pour wine and make pasta!!!

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so helpful to look the part……..

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mix it

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pat it

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roll it –  the old fashioned way

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or

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 prelude becomes party favor, boxed and ready to take home…

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after the amazing five course meal, entertainment, and dessert, of course!!!

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Italian Feast…..part 2

Being Italian means serving food at every possible occasion and lots of it…Christmas Eve Eve is certainly no exception.

Following the Bagna Cauda, pasta of course!!

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favorite sauces added to the menu by family and guests:

red sauce with Vodka

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mushroom ragout

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red sauce with sausage and vegetables

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red sauce with tuna and peas

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pesto

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puttanesca

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each one delicious!!!

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In my world, no meal is complete without something sweet:

zabaglione: egg custard with Marsala

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and afogato:  vanilla ice cream, with coffee, chocolate sauce,

and whipped cream

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heritage honored – traditions kept alive – memories made

Grazie, Cugini!!!

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