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- ‘I'm sure everyone knows how to make spag bol, but I've got cooking it down to an art.’
- ‘A crisp ten pound note gets you two meals from a selection of lasagne, spag bol, chicken tikka massala, bangers and mash, veggie burger, and a bottle of the wine of the month.’
- ‘It is time to go beyond spag bol to make the most of spaghetti's shape, smooth texture and innate sauce-absorbing quality.’
- ‘I first made spag bol in home-ec classes at school and was regularly called upon by my family to make it for dinner.’
- ‘I have a perfectly acceptable spag bol I made on Friday in the freezer.’
- ‘My spag bol was served ‘ready mixed’ with the spaghetti well-tossed in the orangey-red sauce.’
- ‘Tuna and couscous brings a welcome break from spag bol.’
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