A recipe that was brought to this country in 1900 will be the basis for the upcoming Knights of Columbus Italian Feast.
The family recipe for meatballs was among the personal belongings of Carol McCormack’s grandmother, Rose Varlotta, who was only ten years old when her family left Basilicata, Italy, for America.
It is this recipe that is strictly followed, exactly as written those many years ago. It is the one that will sate everyone’s palate as they dine on a true Italian meal, including wine, at the Church of Visitation in Middlesex on Saturday. "My grandmother’s family’s destination was Brooklyn, New York. Our family grew up in New Jersey. Most of our families were in New Jersey or New York. We were always having family gatherings and eating. Cooking and eating were a big part of our family life," Carol said.
Her spouse, John McCormack, is serving as chairman of the feast. He buys all the meat, and as you will read, there are three types of...
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