Thomas Jefferson and Ravioli

Today is National Thomas Jefferson Day. It’s been a while since we talked about one of the Founding Fathers of this great nation. I thought it would be appropriate to share a few of Jefferson’s quotes. That is right up until I began reading in detail what Thomas Jefferson had to say.

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Beautiful Italian Macaroni Bake

While I know Italian food isn’t necessarily pasta, salads and bread, that’s what usually springs to mind when someone says “Italian”. This dish is truly “beautiful” in the sense that it has all those typical “Italian” foods conveniently located inside a single dish. You’ve got your pasta, your bread, and your salad (hey – tomatoes and basil counts).

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Classic Ziti Bake with Italian Sausage

Although a short, tubular pasta, in Italian Ziti also means maiden or a young bride. Ziti literally means “macaroni of the bride”, traditionally served at Southern Italian wedding banquets. Not having a wedding? That’s okay. This Classic Ziti Bake is great for gathering of any kind, and actually travels well provided you have a means of warming it up.

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