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Dishing

Gather round

Meatballs on top of spaghetti is an Italian-American classic that brings people together

Nappi's spaghetti and meatballs comes garnished with fresh basil, but the secret ingredient in the meaty orbs is dried mint. Nappi's spaghetti and meatballs comes garnished with fresh basil, but the secret ingredient in the meaty orbs is dried mint. (Erik jacobs for the boston globe)
By Sheryl Julian
Globe Staff / January 9, 2008

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MEDFORD - In the kitchen of Nappi Meats & Groceries, Anna Nappi is simmering a pot of tomato sauce with meatballs about the size of clementines. Two of these juicy rounds go with a serving of spaghetti and plenty of extra sauce. For the meatballs, Anna's husband, Giuseppe, who runs the butcher part of their shop, ground beef chuck and ... (Full article: 1050 words)

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