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hpr3571 :: The Meatball Mystery

A naming oddity leads to questions about geneaology and American history

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Hosted by Windigo on 2022-04-11 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
cuisine, food, genealogy.
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Discussing the interesting oddity that is the meatball; its origins, and some misconceptions and coincidences surrounding the tasty "traditional" dish of spaghetti and meatballs.

Historical context and explanations were provided by the article "Is Spaghetti and Meatballs Italian?" by Shaylyn Esposito, published in Smithsonian Magazine.


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Comment #1 posted on 2022-04-12 22:19:19 by kinghezy

Meatballs and such

I thought this episode was enjoyable. I then went to the back-catalog and listened to the opposing views on tattoos (http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3121) and alcohol (http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3251). Those are interesting with both Windigo and Mrs. Honeyhume.
Comment #2 posted on 2022-04-14 22:10:06 by Windigo

Thanks

Glad you enjoyed them! There's many enjoyable episodes in the HPR backlog. I'm looking forward to hearing your contribution to the HPR collection!

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