I wrote this review while participating in a campaign by House party on behalf of Chef Boyardee and received a gift card to facilitate my review and product coupons to purchase ingredients to prepare dishes and to thank me for taking the time to participate.”
Unlike the friendly but fictional food faces of Betty Crocker, Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben, Chef Boyardee — that jovial, mustachioed Italian chef — is real. Ettore "Hector" Boiardi (that's how the family really spells it) founded the company with his brothers in 1928, after the family immigrated to America from Italy.
"Enjoy Ravioli as truly Italian as the Tower of Pisa," read a Chef Boyardee ad that ran in Ladies' Home Journal. Stewart, Tabori & Chang hide caption
When you think of Chef Boyardee what do you think of? Me I picture the cans of raviolis, spaghetti and meatballs, or beefaroni opened up and dumped in a pot to warm for lunch or a quick supper if we are on the go. I would have never thought to use them in a recipe but that is exactly what I am going to do this weekend. We are having a small potluck summer with our family and my dishes will be three of the six great new recipes from . I cannot wait to try them out and have my family try them as we are all busy people and finding easy but good tasting dishes is sometimes a challenge.
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