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March 16, 2014

St. Patrick’s Day may be better known, but Kansas Citians also celebrate St. Joseph’s Day

The tradition of St. Joseph Day altars and tables began centuries ago in Sicily. One very important part of the table is the pasta that is served. It is called Pasta alla Milanese or Pasta con Sarde and contains tomatoes, fresh fennel, currents, sardines and spices. Breadcrumbs (Modica) are served on top to represent the sawdust of St Joseph, the carpenter.

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