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Re: tradition

love it

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Kitty"<kmrsy@earthlink.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Fri, 13 Dec 2002 09:22:17 -0800

>Burned? why?  sounds like fun.  Have a taco and smack the vendor upside the
>head with a confetti egg to vent your anger over not being able to eat it. 
>Would work for me.
>On Fri, 13 Dec 2002 08:53:25 -0700 Margaret Lauterbach
><melauter@earthlink.net> wrote:
>> Many years ago, when we lived in Riverside,
>> Calif., an article in the 
>> newspaper said there'd be foods sold at the
>> Cinco de  Mayo celebration in a 
>> certain part of town.  They named tacos,
>> enchiladas, tamales, and something 
>> I'd never heard of.  My mouth watered, so I
>> insisted we go there to taste 
>> this unknown dish.  My disappointment was very
>> profound when I learned that 
>> this was not a food, but an eggshell filled
>> with confetti and the end 
>> sealed over with thin paper. One was to crack
>> the shell against another's 
>> head, scattering confetti.  I'm still burned
>> about this.
>> Please tell me polpetti and braciole are foods.
>>  What kind of foods?  Thank 
>> you, Margaret L
>> >My Louis was also 100% Sicilian; his
>> grandparents were from Sciacca
>> >originally. I learned to cook some of his
>> mother's specialties, and my
>> >polpetti are THE BEST. He used to talk about
>> Thanksgiving at their house
>> >with lasagna and braciole, followed by the
>> turkey and all the trimmings.
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A

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