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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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Stuffed Artichoke Recipe – Italian Grandma’ Gina (Adorable Broken English)

Stuffed Artichoke Recipe – Italian Grandma’ Gina (Adorable Broken English) *   Stuffed artichoke is a food prepared in various regions. A common Italian stuffing uses a mixture of bread crumbs, garlic, oregano, parsley, grated cheese, and prosciutto or sausage. The mixture is pushed into the spaces at the base of each leaf and into the center before the artichoke is boiled or steamed. […]

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Linguine with Clams – White Sauce – Laura Vitale Recipe

Linguine with Clams  White Sauce  Laura Vitale Recipe * Clam sauce is a topping for pasta, usually linguine. The two most popular varieties are white, usually featuring minced clams, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice and parsley, or red, usually a thin tomato sauce with minced clams. Other variants include the incorporation of whole clams, hot pepper flakes and other ingredients. Clam juice may be used in the preparation of clam […]

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Spaghetti with Clams – Red Sauce Recipe – Laura Vitale

Spaghetti with Clams Red Sauce Recipe  Laura Vitale *   Spaghetti alle clams , Italian for ” spaghetti with clams “, is a dish that is very popular throughout Italy , especially in Campania (where it is part of traditional Neapolitan cuisine)   Italians prepare this dish two ways: in white , ie, with oil, garlic, parsley, and sometimes a splash of white wine; and in red , like tomatoes, tomatoes, and tomatoes. Traditionally, […]

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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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