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This dish may be made with vermicelli, spaghetti, or any other Italian paste.

But catty-corners across was the back of that spaghetti mill.

The macaroni or spaghetti should be left unbroken when cooked.

Spaghettina is finer than spaghetti, and for sale at Italian groceries.

Dish them in a circle with spaghetti dressed with Parmesan in the centre.

Spaghetti, vermicelli, and noodles all are good in their way.

Parmesan is an Italian cheese, excellent with macaroni and spaghetti.

Boil a pound of spaghetti in three quarts of water and a little salt.

The true Neapolitan does not eat his spaghetti at all—he inhales it.

I fear we in America will never learn to siphon our spaghetti into us thus.

WORD ORIGIN

1849 (as sparghetti, in Eliza Acton's "Modern Cookery"), from Italian spaghetti, plural of spaghetto "string, twine," diminutive of spago "cord," of uncertain origin. Spaghetti Western (one filmed in Italy) first attested 1969. Spaghetti strap is from 1972.

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