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27 Signs You Grew Up Eating Food In An Italian-American Family

Pasta, olive oil, cheese, espresso, and wine: the five basic food groups.

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13. Nothing store-bought can compete with your family's homemade desserts: struffoli, canoli, zeppole, rainbow cookies.

LOL, trying going low-carb.

22. You may not know a single word of Italian, but you somehow find it necessary to pronounce "mozzarella," "manicotti," and "prosciutto" as though you were born in the Tuscan countryside.

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27. And you can't wait to pass the traditions on to a family of your own.


(Though you know that despite your most valiant attempts, your best dish will never be anywhere near as good as your nonna's.)

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