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Eggplant Meatball Recipe – Chef Pasquale 

Eggplant Meatball Recipe Chef Pasquale      In this segment Chef Pasquale explains his version of Eggplant Meatballs. This is another unique way of using Melenzane or Eggplant. It’s easy and delicious. Take a moment and let Chef Pasquale share is recipe (In Broken English) for Eggplant Meatballs      Eggplant, due to its texture […]

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Homemade Ravioli recipe by Italian Grandma’ Gina

 Homemade Ravioli recipe  Italian Grandma’ Gina *   I recall my Great Grandmom Annunziata making homemade Ravioli way back in the day. I was only a young boy but she let me use the fork to close up the dumplings. Never have forgotten that.      Ravioli are a type of dumpling comprising a filling enveloped in thin pasta […]

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Fettucine and Broccoli Rabe Recipe – Italian Grandma’ Gina (Broken English)

Fettucine and Broccoli Rabe Italian Grandma’ Gina In Her Adorable Broken English * Broccoli Rabe is one of my favorite things in the world and Italian Grandma’ Gina makes it in this recipe just the way I like it. And I love her broken English. Reminds me of people I grew up with.     […]

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Italian Garlic and Tomato Chicken Recipe

Italian Garlic and Tomato Chicken * I always loved this combination. My grandmother made a similar dish and we just couldn’t get enough. Sometimes she would add potatoes and pasta, usually fusilli and ….. OMG… there would never be anything left over.  This particular recipe is a little different but looks wonderful. That is unless […]

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Baked Ziti – Italian Grandma’ Gina

Baked Ziti  Italian Grandma’ Gina *   Ziti is a medium sized tube-shaped pasta that is often used to make baked ziti. A staple in America when it comes to Italian Food.  Baked ziti is a casserole dish made with ziti pasta and sauce characteristic of Italian-American cuisine. It is a form of pasta al forno.   In many recipes, the ziti are first cooked separately […]

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Sausage and Peppers Recipe – Chef Pasquale Sciarappa

Sausage and Peppers Recipe Chef Pasquale Sciarappa *   Sausage and Peppers – Sausage and Peppers is a dish in Italian-American cuisine prepared using Italian sausage and peppers (such as bell peppers) as primary ingredients. It is served as a dish on its own, sometimes with the use of additional ingredients such as tomato sauce, onions and pasta, and is sometimes served […]

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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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Pizza Sauce Recipe – Chef John Food Wishes

Pizza Sauce (Wonderful) Recipe Chef John Food Wishes * Chef John always has an interesting take on the recipes he puts out. This one on Pizza Sauce is no exception. Enjoy *   The misconception that the tomato has been central to Italian cuisine since its introduction from the Americas is often repeated. Though the tomato was introduced from […]

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Great Depression Cooking – Tomato Sauce w/ Clara Cannucciari 

Great Depression Cooking Tomato Sauce Clara Cannucciari  * In case you have never seen Clara Cannucciari she at the time of this video was 93 years old. Her recipes touch on the foods that her mother served the family back in the 1929 Great Depression to survive. She is  gone now but her videos live […]

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Eggplant Parmigiana – Laura Vitale – Family Recipe

Eggplant Parmigiana Laura Vitale – Family Recipe * Since I was a kid Eggplant Parmigiana has been one of my favorite things. In fact when I was working with my friend Tony’s father Luigi back in the day I would steal the sandwich that Tony’s mom used to make from behind the seat in the […]

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