Spaghetti in a different way every day!!


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Did you know….

Although we think of spaghetti with tomato sauce as the quintessential Italian dish, tomatoes didn’t become part of the Italian diet until the 1800s. And the first recipe for pasta with tomato sauce actually appeared in a French cookbook from 1797. So the tomato-based pasta sauces we tend to think of as typically Italian – bolognese, pomodoro, puttanesca – are actually more recent developments.

Of these, puttanesca has the most colorful history. A spicy spaghetti dish of tomatoes, capers, anchovies and garlic, the name literally translates to “whore’s spaghetti.” According to popular legend, this dish was what prostitutes would cook while waiting on their next appointment. In actuality, a restaurant owner made up the dish after a group of late arriving customers instructed him to make pasta “facci una puttanata qualsiasi”, roughly translated as “make any kind of garbage.” The slang term for garbage is derived from the word puttana, which also means prostitute, giving the sauce its famous name.(

Today’s Restaurant

Trev’s House – San Jose, Ca

Average Cost

Less than $20

Rating (1-10)


Recommended Dishes: 

Whole Wheat Spaghetti Noodles, Ground Italian Sausage

I know this is a subject that every can talk about….

This is a festivity that none of us are shy about and love to talk about.

Spaghetti! Spaghetti! Spaghetti!

How do you like your spaghetti?

With ground beef? With ground turkey? Blended with multiple meats?

But have you tried it with ground Italian Sausage!

I’m not going to tell you anything different than you already know. We’re not going to talk about sauces or if you add broccoli to your spaghetti.

What I want to talk about is how you enhance whatever spectacular masterpiece you create into a delectable work of art that you will always cherish and remember.

Let’s say you like cooking with ground beef. Add Italian Sausage.

Let’s say you like ground turkey.Add Italian Sausage.

Plain. Add Italian Sausage.

With cheese. Add Italian Sausage.

With veggies. Add Italian Sausage.

Whatever you do. Add Italian Sausage.

Man! This just adds a spice to your life. The cream of the crop. The ice to water. It will enhance your meal to the fullest extent!

Add a little bit of barbecue sauce to your sauce and it will make a huge difference as well.

I just made my spaghetti with all Italian sausage with whole wheat noodles to get my fix of fiber and added barbecue sauce to my pasta sauce to make it a complete success. Sprinkle some ground Parmesan cheese on it with a little bit of hot sauce and you are truly living the dream. That’s live action eating!

I hope you are enjoying your Sunday and I look forward to speaking with you on the next round. I have some Walking Dead to watch tonight so I’ll see you on the next run. Keep hope alive!

Eating is an enjoyable way of life.Live it..Learn it..Love it!

Trevis Dampier Sr.


Stephanie Butler (June 12, 2014) Spaghetti and Its Sauces. Retrieved from

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