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Simple Easter Bread Recipe – Chef John – Food Wishes

Simple Easter Bread Recipe  Chef John – Food Wishes Easy * I fondly remember Easter and the way it was. All of my family emigrated here from southern Italy back in the early part of the twentieth Century. They were from Calabria, Basilicata and Benevento. Three distinct areas in Italy with different dialects and somewhat […]

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Calzone Recipe Food Wishes – Chef John – YUM

Calzone Recipe Food Wishes – Chef John * A calzone – “stocking” is an Italian oven-baked folded pizza that originated in Naples in the 18th century. A typical calzone is made from salted bread dough, baked in an oven and is stuffed with salami, ham or vegetables, mozzarella, ricotta and Parmesan or pecorino cheese, as well as an egg. Different regional variations on a calzone can often include other ingredients that are normally associated […]

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Calabria – Traditional “Nduja” (Anduya) Recipe – Spicey Salami Spread

Calabria Recipe – Traditional “Nduja” (Anduya)  Spicey Salami Spread Chef John Food Wishes *   ‘Nduja (pronounced “Anduya” is a particularly spicy, spreadable pork salumi from Italy. It is typically made with parts of the pig such as the shoulder and belly, as well as tripe, roasted peppers and a mixture of spices. It is a Calabrian variation of salumi, loosely based on […]

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Chicago Deep Dish Pizza Recipe Chef John Food Wishes

Chicago Deep Dish Pizza Recipe Chef John Food Wishes * Chicago-style pizza is pizza prepared according to several different styles developed in Chicago. The most famous is deep-dish pizza. The pan in which it is baked gives the pizza its characteristically high edge which gives a lot of space for large amounts of cheese and a chunky tomato sauce.   According to […]

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Buffalo Chicken Wings – Chef John Recipe – Football Food

Buffalo Chicken Wings – Chef John Recipe  Football Food * In 1977 the city of Buffalo issued an official proclamation celebrating Anchor Bar co-owner Frank Bellissimo declared July 29, 1977 to be Chicken Wing Day. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s Buffalo wings gained in popularity as a bar food and appetizer across the United States and Canada. Large franchises specializing in […]

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How to Roast Chicken, Sausage, Peppers & Potatoes – Chef John of Food Wishes

How to Roast Chicken, Sausage, Peppers & Potatoes – Chef John of Food Wishes * This is a relatively simple recipe but Chef John always puts forth a unique approach to Everything he does. Enjoy *   Roast chicken is chicken prepared as food by roasting whether in a home kitchen, over a fire, or with a professional rotisserie (rotary spit). Generally, […]

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Pork Saltimbocca – Chef John’s Recipe Food Wishes

Pork Saltimbocca Chef John’s Recipe – Food Wishes *           Saltimbocca (also saltinbocca) (pronounced [saltimˈbokka]; Italian for jumps in the mouth) is an Italian dish (also popular in southern Switzerland, Spain and Greece) made of veal lined or wrapped with prosciutto and sage; marinated in wine, oil or saltwater depending on the region or one’s own taste.   The original version of this dish is saltimbocca alla […]

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Penne Pasta with Vodka Sauce – Chef John Food Wishes

Penne Pasta with Vodka Sauce  Chef John Food Wishes   Vodka sauce is an American cuisine sauce made from a smooth tomato sauce, vodka, typical Italian herbs and heavy cream, which gives the sauce its distinctive orange coloration. It gained popularity in the 1970s, when a variation won a national recipe contest in Italy,although it may well have been a sauce before its […]

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Chicken Spaghetti Recipe – Chef John Food Wishes

Chicken Spaghetti Recipe Chef John  * This is one of our favorite recipes when you want something different. I remember my grandmother making chicken and pasta years ago. She would even add potatoes and sometimes Fava beans to the recipe. Take a moment and enjoy Chef John’s take on Chicken Spaghetti. * Pasta is a staple food of […]

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Best Broccoli Salad Recipe Chef John  Food Wishes

Best Broccoli Salad Recipe Chef John  Food Wishes   * This is a great and very easy recipe for Broccoli Salad by Chef John of Food Wishes.    Broccoli is one of those magic foods as far as I’m concerned. And in a salad aside from the rich nutrient content Broccoli is very light, non […]

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