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Frank Granieri – Roasting Chestnuts YUM

Frank Granieri Chestnuts / Castagne How to Roast Chestnuts * High gang, I’m Frank Granieri. As I write this it is late October and right in the middle of Chestnut season in southern Italy. I was inspired today in particular because I went with my friends Barbara and John to one of the local Castagne […]

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Frank Granieri – How to Roast Chestnuts

Frank Granieri Chestnuts / Castagne How to Roast Chestnuts * High gang, I’m Frank Granieri. As I write this it is late October and right in the middle of Chestnut season in southern Italy. I was inspired today in particular because I went with my friends Barbara and John to one of the local Castagne […]

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Frank Granieri – Remembering the “Backhouse”

Frank Granieri  Remembering the “Backhouse” Frank’s Thoughts on Growin’ Up Italian * I, Frank Granieri remember this word. Do You? If you grew up in the 50’s in an Italian family you will remember the word “Backhouse”. Why? Because all of the Italian immigrants that came to America shared the same problem. No indoor plumbing […]

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Frank Granieri – Remember When…?

Frank Granieri Remember When…? * Frank’s Thought on Growin’ Up Italian * Now that I am older and I can look back over 50 years of adult hood and comment. I thought it would be fun to “Remember When”.     Well, back in the day a lot of things were different and in many […]

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Frank Granieri – Whatever happened to the Pepper & Egg Sandwich

Frank Granieri Pepper and Egg Sandwich Frank’s Thoughts on Growin’ Up Italian * I have had a loving relationship with pepper and egg sandwiches for all my life. When my uncle John took us fishing as kids this was the sandwich he made for us to take on the trip.     When my mother […]

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Dad – 10 Common Sense Things my Father taught Me about Everyday Life Copy

Dad 10 Common Sense Things My Father taught Me about Everyday Life   DAD   Thank God for Dad. He didn’t talk much in fact the times we communicated were usually playing golf together or watching sports. But he taught me a lot by example or by simple explanation. Take a moment and see if […]

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Italian Card Game – Sette Mezzo – Seven and a Half

  Italian Card Game Seven & a Half  Sette Mezzo    This is the game we used to play on New Years Eve with all the family as we waited for the ball to drop.  Do you remember or did your family ever play this game? It is actually a version of black jack that […]

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Italy – The Healthiest Country in the World

Italy The Healthiest Country in the World * When it comes to living a long life, Italy is the place to be. The high-heeled boot surrounded by five seas is ranked the healthiest country on Earth in the Bloomberg Global Health Indexof 163 countries.     A baby born in Italy can expect to live to be […]

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Where you’re from, according to what you call a sub sandwich

In this rich tapestry of a nation, people can call sub sandwiches whatever they want and it’ll be completely, 100% kosher (in the metaphorical sense — about 1% of these sandwiches are actually kosher). Of course, that doesn’t stop the terminology you use from revealing a whole lot about your backstory every time you order […]

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Let’s Have Coffee Together with Frank Granieri

Let’s Have Coffee Together Frank Granieri * On Facebook Monday through Friday  7:30 AM on the East Coast of America Everybody Loves Italian w/ Dominic & Frank “Let’s Have Coffee Together” * We usually enjoy a special breakfast treat, tell a light hearted story and sing a Christmas Carol or two.   Start the day out on a […]

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