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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.(history.com)
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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!