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March 20th is National Ravioli Day
you're looking for something to do today then I hope you like Italian
food because it's National Ravioli Day! To sauce or not to
that is the question! Let's get right into celebrating
WHY IS THIS A
So why celebrate this, right? Well, have any of you
never eaten ravioli before? I'm going to assume that most of us have
eaten these little, stuffed shells, so that's why people want to
celebrate them! I remember when I was younger we'd pop open a can of
ravioli and go to town on it. Not the best option in my mind, but as a
kid I didn't care! The first time ravioli was ever mentioned,
far as we know, was in the 14th century. Francesco di Marco was the
first person to write about ravioli in his personal letters. They're
not so personal now; they're a part of pasta history!
pasta that has a filling that's seal between two thin layers of pasta.
You can fill your ravioli with anything you want really! Some people
like a meat filling, some like cheese, some like potato and some even
like vegetables in their ravioli. You can eat ravioli plain or you can
do what most people do and cover them in a nice pasta sauce.
These little bite-sized pasta treats are loved by many!
So how can you celebrate today? Well, let's get the easy
option out of the way first. Yep, head on over to your favorite Italian
restaurant and order up a dish full of ravioli. Be a little bold and
order one with a filling that you haven't tried before and maybe even
order some that's topped with a sauce other than the regular tomato
sauce. I'm sure if it's on the menu then it has to be appealing to
someone, so why not? That's one way to kick back, relax and
celebrate like royalty.
Or you could go to the grocery store and
picked up some canned ravioli; you can even get it in microwavable
containers. This is a simple option but, since most packaged products
have preservative and have been sitting in the container for a while,
they won't taste as good as freshly made ravioli. But hey,
people still enjoy canned ravioli so it's always an option.
of course you could always make your own from scratch! This will take a
little more time but you'll truly control every aspect of the meal. You
can decide how big you want your ravioli to be, what kind of filling
you'll put inside them and what kind of sauce you pour over them. Have
a little competition if you want to see who can come up with the best
filling and sauce combination. Winner doesn't have to share their
recipe ;). This option allows you to create ravioli
to your tongue and you'll end up with a good amount of pasta in the
end. So don't forget to share! Have a great day and