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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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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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Fusilli with Pomidoro Sauce Rossella’s Cooking with Nonna

Fusilli with Pomidoro Sauce  Rossella’s Cooking with Nonna * I love Pomidoro Sauce… It’s basically a fresh tomato sauce. Easy and quick to make and….. it is delicious. And Fusilli is one of my two absolute favorite pastas along with rigatoni. YUM Actually I love Pasta almost any way we make it but there is […]

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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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Pasta e Ceci – Pasta with Ceci Beans – Rossella Recipe

Pasta e Ceci Recipe Rossella’s Cooking with Nonna * Pasta e ceci is a typical dish of the Campania , Puglia ( Salento ), Sicilian and Roman cuisine , of very ancient origin.   It is a poor first course , but very nutritious, because chickpeas – like all legumes – contain a significant amount of protein that complements the nutritive intake of pasta, typically rich in carbohydrates .  The Roman version provides for the addition of anchovies. […]

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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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Chicken Marsala – Rossella’s Cooking w/ Nonna

Chicken Marsala Rossella’s Cooking w/ Nonna *   Chicken marsala is an Italian-American dish made from chicken cutlets, mushrooms, and Marsala wine. It is a variation of traditional Italian scaloppina dishes, of which there are many varieties throughout Italy. The dish dates to the 19th century, when it most likely originated with English families who lived in western Sicily, where Marsala […]

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