January 4 is National Spaghetti Day

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Here are today’s five thing to know about Spaghetti:

  1. The word, Spaghetti is the plural form of an Italian word spaghetto, meaning “thin string” or “twine.”
  2. Pasta existed for thousands of years before anyone ever thought to put tomato sauce on it.
  3. You can fry your leftover spaghetti noodles.
  4. The average person in Italy eats more than 51 pounds of pasta every year.
  5. According to Miss Manners (a.k.a. Judith Martin), a fork is the only utensil that may be used to eat spaghetti while anyone is looking.  According to Foodimentary, you can do it however you darn well please.

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary

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Today’s Food History

  • 1493 Columbus returned from his first voyage to the New World.
  • 1863 James Plimpton of New York patented 4 wheeled roller skates.
  • 1905 Actor Sterling Holloway was born. He was also the voice of Winnie The Pooh, the honey loving bear…

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