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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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