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Paisan's Restaurant Lasagna

From: Susan 
Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 6:22 PM
Subject: Recipe #2 please?

Hello Phaedrus,

I have another recipe, I would it love if you could find it for me please?
It is a Lasagna recipe and I think there is only one restaurant in Madison, WI.

131 W. Wilson Street
Madison, WI. 53703

Thank you very much,

Hi Sue,

Paisanís menu is here: Paisan's Menu
On it, the lasagna is described like this:

Meat Filled Lasagna
Layers of noodles, ground beef, tomatoes, fresh mushrooms and cheeses.

Sorry, I had no success finding any recipes from Paisanís.


Pizza Pit Sauce

From: Susan 
Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 5:32 PM
Subject: Recipe please?

Hello Phaedrus,

I am happy to have found your site. I found a couple recipes so far that I'm going to try soon.
I am and have been looking for a few recipes for sometime now without any luck. I am hoping that you can do better.

The recipe I'm looking for is marinara sauce. The sauce is from a Wisconsin Pizza Pit pizza. I believe each store 
has a different owner. Most of the Pizza Pits are in Madison, There is also at least one Pizza Pit pizzeria in Iowa. 
There are a few different addresses listed on the net but this is mainly the one I had bought from for many years 
when I lived in Wisconsin. I now live in Arkansas and I miss their pizza/sauce very much. This pizza sauce puts 
Pizza Hut to shame. 

From the same place they make a meatball sandwich using the same sauce. I would also like if you could find out 
what they use to make the meatballs.

Here is my favorite pizza place...
Pizza Pit
1401 Emil Street
Madison, WI 53713

I would so much appreciate it very much if somehow you can get the sauce recipe. The meatball recipe is secondary.

Thank you very much,

Hi Sue,

Sorry, I had no success locating a recipe for Pizza Pitís marinara sauce, pizza sauce, or meatballs.

Sue, I will post all of your requests on my site. There is always a chance that someone who previously worked at these places will see the posts and respond. Thatís probably the only hope for these types of requests.


Doughnut Land Filling

From: Susan
Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 7:33 PM
Subject: Recipe please?

Hello Phaedrus,

I'm asking for another recipe again. This time it is for a couple doughnut recipes and the place had 
gone out of business many years ago. Maybe in the mid to late 1970's early 80's. There was only one in 
Madison, Wisconsin and it was located on N. Sherman Ave. The name of the doughnut place was called 
Doughnut Land it might have been all one word I forgot. I am pretty sure that this was not the only 
State that had it because I've seen photos on the net. 

Another Bakery called Triggs Bakery in Madison made it also. They too had gone out of business back in the 1980's. 

I'm looking for the white sugary filling (not cream, custard nor pudding) that they filled their chocolate  
Bismark and some of the chocolate Long Johns with. 

If you can find the white filling maybe you can the Bismark and yeast long John recipe for me please?

I appreciate you for trying to find all of my recipes that for years I've been trying to find. 

Thank you very much,

Hi Sue,

I found a few mentions of Doughnut Land and Triggs Bakery in Madison, WI, but no recipes, no copycats, and no ďtastes-likes.Ē The odds are very much against finding these. I can probably find a generic filling recipe for use in Bismarcks and Long Johns, but not one from a specific local bakery.


Hello again :-;

I found my recipe and I'm sharing it with you.
I haven't made them yet but I will soon. 

Long Johns

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