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macaroni:

see pastapasta,
generic name for thin pieces of hardened, unleavened dough that are molded into various shapes and boiled, not baked. Pasta is commonly associated with Italian cuisine, though similar wheat flour and rice flour pastas, usually called noodles, have been known in Asia for a
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macaroni

, maccaroni
(in 18th-century Britain) a dandy who affected foreign manners and style
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In the absence of miki for making pancit, she made a kind of long macaroni noodles out of flour and eggs that served the purpose.
INGREDIENTS 2 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch rounds 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 onion, finely chopped 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes 1/2-1 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram 1/2-1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 (14 ounce) can vegetable stock 1/2 cup small macaroni noodles or other small pasta 8 ounces spinach (fresh or frozen), cut into thin strips 1 (16 ounce) can kidney beans, undrained 1/4 cup packed fresh parsley or 1 tablespoon dried parsley grated parmesan cheese (for topping) METHOD Combine the carrots, garlic and onion in a large soup kettle or pot and cook, covered, over low heat for about 10-15 minutes (until the onion is soft and translucent).
It would be better if I taught them a skill, or perhaps a craft, such as constructing Russian nesting dolls out of macaroni noodles and paste, a practice that, given my financial acumen, is in my own future.