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Caroline Manzo Can Cook More Than Just Italian Food: See Her Easy, Cozy Lunch

The Real Housewives of New Jersey alum made her "belly happy" with this simple-to-whip-up dish. 

By Jenny Berg
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Caroline Manzo might be the queen of Jersey-style Sunday suppers — we're talking pasta, red sauce from scratch, the works. But The Real Housewives of New Jersey alum doesn't only whip up a great Italian-style spread. 

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In a recent Instagram post, Caroline showed off a quick, cozy lunch she puts together when she's dining solo. To caption a shot of perfectly crisped dumplings on her famous checkered tabletop, the Manzo'd with Children matriarch wrote, "Just fried up some dumplings for lunch and my belly is very happy." 

Indeed, the dish looked pretty delicious, and fans wrote in with comments asking for the recipe. One follower even said what we're all thinking when she wrote, "Caroline needs to publish her own cookbook. Come on girl get going." 

But while we wait for that book to hit shelves, we always have these tempting food photos to tide us over: 

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