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It’s National Pasta Day!

Hooray! Pastaonthefloor.com loves National Pasta Day!  I know there is a holiday for almost anything from chocolate chip cookie day to pajama day. We just celebrated National Pug Day and we showered our pug Izzy with extra love and treats! But pasta?  That is something to celebrate. There is actually a website in honor of this spectacular holiday, http://www.nationalpastaday.com/ . Check it out. In an Italian family, there is often ‘discussion’ about how to make sauce or whether you should…

Macaroni tonight: Bucatini with Limoncello Sauce

Growing up in an Italian household with a stay at home mom, dinners were simple and inexpensive.  Macaroni or pasta as kids today call it was a cheap and effortless way to feed your family. Throw in some meatballs, old chicken or left-over pork chops and you have a meal!  Wednesday was indeed Prince Spaghetti Day in my house. Macaroni is such a wonderful thing.  Banished by so many health enthusiasts and waist watchers as a bad carb, macaroni in…