Today, January 4th is National Spaghetti Day!  Who doesn't love a big pile of spaghetti covered with sauce and meatballs sprinkled with some parmesan or romano cheese? 

Having a mom who's Italian, I grew up eating spaghetti most of my life and still love it today!  My mom would cook on a weekly basis, spaghetti and meatballs with homemade tomato sauce along with a salad and garlic bread. She could hear my sneak into the kitchen as I'd grab a spoon and dip into the sauce still cooking on the stove top. Then she'd say, "It's not ready yet!"  I would disagree with her and tell her it tasted like it was ready!   haha.

Did you know:

The word spaghetti is plural for the Italian word spaghetto, which is a diminutive of spago, meaning “thin  string” or “twine.”

So, tell us which local restaurant serves up your favorite "spaghetti?"  Let us know here or on our Facebook!

pasta with meatballs and parsley
(Nikolay Trubnikov)

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