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Spaghetti and Mean Balls

Spaghetti and Mean Balls
Joey Fatone visits a woman who makes a famous spaghetti and meatballs dish. Cara James Beltran brought this traditional Italian recipe from her family restaurant in Omaha, Nebraska, to the central San Joaquin Valley of California.
Segment 1
Saucing It Up
Saucing It Up
Cara walks us step by step to making this historical family recipe from her family's restaurant in Omaha, Nebraska.
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Segment 2
Mean Ball Mania
Mean Ball Mania
Joey and Cara mix a 'mean' meatball. The trick is to not man-handle the meat, just grab, pack and throw those babies right in the sauce.
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Segment 3
Wild Off Road  Riding
Wild 'Off Road' Riding
While the sauce cooks, Cara takes Joey for a wild ride in her off-road, lifted Jeep. Some like cruising the hills and streams, but Cara likes to climb the rocks.
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Segment 4
The Taste Test
The Taste Test
Joey puts the sauce to the test and Cara makes a surprise dessert.
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Segment 5
Caras Spaghetti and Mean-Balls
Cara's Spaghetti and Mean-Balls
Cara James shares her recipe for spaghetti and meatballs.
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Segment 6
Caras Piggy Pudding
Cara's Piggy Pudding
Then, Cara springs a surprise dessert, 'Piggy Pudding' and you can only guess what makes this dish deserving of having such a name!
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Photo Gallery
Photos: Joey's Jeep Ride and Cara's Meatballs
Check out the photos from Joey's visit with Cara.
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