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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Snacktion: Buttons and Bows from Marsha's Marvelous

Posted By on Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 9:00 AM

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Name: Buttons and Bows Pasta Salad
Brand: Marsha's Marvelous
Origin: South San Francisco
Found at: Other Avenues (3930 Judah at 45th Ave.)
Cost: $3.89
Ingredients: Semolina pasta, canola and olive oil, bell peppers, mushrooms, carrots, balsamic vinegar, green onions, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, salt, parsley, herbs and spices.
Calories per serving: Not listed.
The word: Marsha's has been a local food service provider for more than 20 years and recently started offering some of its no-preservatives soups, salads, and meals for retail sale.
Tasting notes: The opposite of all those soggy pasta salads, this has wonderful crunch and fresh flavor. 
Buy it again? Yes.
Extra credit: Marsha's also makes burrito-like "Wrapps" in intriguing varieties like "Manila," "Gaza," and "Indonesian." 

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