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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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Homemade Meatball Recipe – Chef Pasquale – Broken English

Homemade Meatball Recipe – Chef Pasquale  Broken English * A meatball is ground meat rolled into a small ball, sometimes along with other ingredients, such as bread crumbs, minced onion, eggs, butter, and seasoning.   Meatballs are cooked by frying, baking, steaming, or braising in sauce. There are many types of meatballs using different types of meats and spices. The term is sometimes extended to meatless versions based on vegetables or fish; […]

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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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Shrimp Scampi Recipe – Laura Vitale – Delizioso

Shrimp Scampi Recipe  Laura Vitale  Delizioso   * I love Shrimp Scampi and from what I have found so do most Everybody else. This is an excellent recipe by Laura Vitale. Hope you try it and Enjoy…    Shrimp Scampi is a food that includes various culinary preparations of certain crustaceans, such as Metanephrops, as well as shrimp or prawns. Shrimp […]

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