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WEEKEND EDITION food commentator Bonny Wolf visited the Mediterranean recently and while there found a Sicilian surprise.
BONNY WOLF: But this banquet has coexisted with abject poverty. So, at the end of the 19th century, millions of southern Italians - many from Sicily - emigrated to America. Without familiar ingredients, they improvised and created an Italian- American cuisine, and one more nation adds to Sicily's rich stew pot.
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