Recipe for tradition
The art of making pasta is handed down generation to generation in the Mangione family, owners of Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City. The family matriarch, Mary Mangione, requires 7 pounds of flour and three dozen eggs to make the 10 pounds of pasta needed to feed her family of 59 at Thanksgiving.Read about the recipe here.
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Mary Mangione and her grandchildren
Mary Mangione, center, takes a break from pasta-making to pose with some of her 37 grandchildren. Pictured from top left to top right are Julia Mangione (grandchild No. 26), 15, of Parkville, Johnna Hock (grandchild No. 30), 14, of Timonium, Lisa Licata (grandchild No. 32), 13, of Towson, Nicholas David Mangione (grandchild No. 31), 14, of Parkville, Victor Licata (grandchild No. 25), 16, of Towson, Nicole Hock (grandchild No. 8), 23, of Timonium, and Mary Ellen Mangione (grandchild No. 23), 17, of Parkville. Pictured from bottom left to bottom right are Peter Mangione (grandchild No. 36), 10, of Parkville, Mary Mangione (grandmother), of Hunt Valley, Luisa Mangione (grandchild No. 34), of Parkville, and Maria Mangione (grandchild No. 6), 24, of Timonium.