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Lemon Peppered Potatoes – Delicious Recipe by Chef John of Food Wishes… YUM!

Lemon Peppered Potatoes  Delicious Recipe Chef John of Food Wishes… YUM! * There is comfort food and then there is COMFORT FOOD. This qualifies as true and delicious Comfort Food. And Chef John from Food Wishes does it so well. Take a moment and watch as he shares his Wonderful Recipe.  What is it about […]

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Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe – Italian Grandma’ – Chef Gina in her lovely Broken English

Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe – Chef Gina in her lovely Broken English * If you enjoy mushrooms like I do then this recipe by the lovable Chef Gina (Italian Grandma’ Chef Gina) will make you happy. She explains how she makes this tasty dish in her adorable broken English. It puts me in mind of my […]

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Roasted Rosemary & Garlic Potatoes Recipe – Laura Vitale

Roasted Rosemary & Garlic Potatoes  Laura Vitale * There is comfort food and then there is comfort food. This qualifies as one of the best.  What is it about roasted potatoes anyway. I just can’t get enough. Mom didn’t really cook with potatoes all that much when we were g rowing up so why now? […]

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Thanksgiving Leftover Potato Croquettes

Thanksgiving Leftovers Potato & Cheese Croquettes What do you do with left over Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes… ? How ’bout Delicious Potato and Cheese Croquettes! In our home eating the leftovers the day after Thanksgiving is almost as much fun as enjoying the actual holiday meal. This video offers a perfect answer to the leftover potatoes. […]

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Making Perfectly Roasted Asparagus – Dani Spies

Making Perfectly Roasted Asparagus – Dani Spies – I love Asparagus. My Wife and I have it for dinner about once a week. This video featuring Dani Spies is brief but very informative so take a few moments and watch. Ever if you are a veteran Asparagus person it is always a good thing to […]

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Celebrating Cicoria – Dandelion Greens – Italian Cook Dani Spies

Celebrating Dandelion Greens – Italian Cook Dani Spies When I was a kid my grandmother, Nonna Madalena would take me across the street from our home, into a very large open field to pick Cicorie (dandelions). We would use a small paring knife and cut them off at the root. Loading them into a dozen […]

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Broccoli Rabe – “Rapini” – Without Bitterness

Broccoli Rabe  Italian Cook Tony Fall in Love With Making Broccoli Rabe without Bitterness  * Video Below We’re talking about Broccoli Rabe, one of the more misunderstood vegetables out there. Broccoli Rabe or Rapini is a greencruciferous vegetable. The edible pats are the leaves buds and stems. The buds soemwhat resemble broccoli but do not […]

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Preperation of and Cooking Fresh Fava Beans

FAVA BEANS Preparing & Cooking Fresh Fava Beans  Video Below   I Love Fava Beans. They are a little time consuming to make especially if you buy them still in the pods, but well worth the effort.    Fava Beans are not hard to make, but they do take time.  If you find them fresh […]

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Very clear video on How to Prepare, Peel and Blanch Fava Beans

Very clear video on How to Prepare, Peel and Blanch Fava Beans   *    These are a little work but worth every bit. They’re just spectacular.    We enjoy them with a combination of fusilli (white – without tomato gravy), roasted chicken, potatoes, carrots and the juice from the chicken poured over it. A […]

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