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View Poll Results: Do you break your spaghetti/linguine prior to cooking?
Yes, almost always or always 27 35.06%
No, never or barely ever 41 53.25%
Less than 50% of the time 6 7.79%
More than 50% of the time 3 3.90%
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:08 PM   #21
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I wonder what the Italians have against the spoon?
I don't even understand about the spoon. I used to do that, but when I tried without the spoon, it was easier.
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:16 PM   #22
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I never break it or cut it anymore, though I used to. Then I got scolded by an Italian friend who told me I ate spaghetti like a "bambino." Now I just twirl and slurp up the long strands and wear a napkin tucked into my shirt like a bib, which I think makes me look even more like a bambino.
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:16 PM   #23
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I seem to be better with a spoon than without. I keep things neater that way. Maybe I'll practice a bit without a spoon and see how it goes. Hopefully I don't have to wash the dining room wall afterwards......
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:17 PM   #24
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Now I'm really craving spaghetti.
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:17 PM   #25
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Now I'm really craving spaghetti.
Me too.
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Several people break the spaghetti because their mother did. I don't, partly because my my mother did.
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:29 PM   #27
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I have no idea, to me anything that gets the food to my mouth is the best thing to use...even if I have to lick off my fingers.
More coffee on the screen.
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:31 PM   #28
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More coffee on the screen.
Since my Avatar shows exactly what I look like eating spaghetti...
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:32 PM   #29
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I never break it or cut it anymore, though I used to. Then I got scolded by an Italian friend who told me I ate spaghetti like a "bambino." Now I just twirl and slurp up the long strands and wear a napkin tucked into my shirt like a bib, which I think makes me look even more like a bambino.

For instructions on how to eat pasta, see Post #7.
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Old 04-20-2012, 12:09 AM   #30
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Since my Avatar shows exactly what I look like eating spaghetti...
I think this emoticon would be better suitered for you.
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