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 Nov 20 - 26, 2008 
Michelangelo perfects the art of pasta sauce.
Maren Tarro

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Michelangelo's fresh pasta renaissance

By Maren Tarro

I'm starting to notice a pattern: If it's interesting or good, and it’s in New Mexico, it's usually at the end of a dirt road. Whether it's people living on the fringe of society, stunning vineyards or, in this case, fresh pasta, I find myself turning off the pavement to bounce along dusty alleys in search of what's hidden from beaten-path travelers.

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Some Have Traditions, Others Have Tradiziones

By Maren Tarro

My friend Lisa likes to talk about her Italian family's Christmas tradition. Every year her parents prepare a dish called bagna cauda, a hot dip made from olive oil, butter, garlic and anchovies. The dip is served like a fondue with accompanying vegetables such as cauliflower and peppers, and occasionally meats.

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