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Traditional Stracciatella Soup Recipe Chef John Food Wishes

How to Make Stracciatella Soup * Traditionally stracciatella used to be served at the start of Easter lunches.  Stracciatella is traditionally prepared by beating eggs and mixing in grated parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, nutmeg, lemon zest, and sometimes semolina; this mixture is then gently drizzled into boiling meat broth, while stirring so as to produce little shreds (“stracciatelle“) […]

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Pancotta Calabrese

This cooked bread soup has tons of flavor from the pancetta and tomatoes. It turns itself into a whole meal with sliced sausage on top and a drizzle of olive oil. You can use chicory, rapini, spinach or Swiss chard for the greens. Whichever you use will change up the flavor of the soup slightly […]

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Pasta e Fagioli – with Nonna

Rossella and Nonna Romana Sciddurlo from Mola di Bari, Puglia, show you how to make a classic and simple Pasta e Fagioli. Join us on the NEXT PAGE for this recipe.

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Nonna’s Minestrone – OMG – Easy to Follow Recipe

Nonna’s Minestrone – OMG – Easy to Follow Recipe This is one of the recipes that I remember as a kid my mom and grandmom used to regularly make for us. Another simple recipe but delicious and very good for us. This is the type of food that kept us healthy and strong. Something we […]

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Ricotta Salata – Stuffed Peppadew

Ricotta Stuffed Peppadew We know these as stuffed peppers but the Peppadew is a little different that the small peppers that we are used to. If you can find them, together with Ricotta Salata they make for a very delicious appetizer.  This type of piquante pepper was first discovered in early 1993 and introduced to market […]

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Pasta “Fazool” – How to Make Pasta Fagioli

Making Pasta Fagioli * Pasta e Fagioli means pasta and beans.  The dish started as a peasant dish, made of inexpensive ingredients.  It is often pronounced “pasta fazool” in the United States.   In America, this dish has become a staple in all restaurants, often it is the soup of the day at diners and restaurants. […]

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How to Make Italian White Bean Soup

How to Make Italian White Bean Soup Italian White Bean Soup is something nonna made we were little.  This soup brings back so many wonderful memories.  Just the smell makes us warm with happiness.  The taste brings us back to a much simpler time when families had time to enjoy eating meals together.  Pair this […]

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Making Homemade Vinegar

Making Homemade Vinegar Through the years we have learned the importance of Red Wine Vinegar in our diet. In my house we feel that it is actually one of the most important “pieces” of a healthy diet. In this video prepared by Gail Monaghan of the Wall Street Journal we can learn the nuances of […]

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Stuffed Olives – Traditional Recipe – Italian Cook Giallo Zafferano

Stuffed Olives – Traditional Christmas Recipe –  Giallo Zafferano * There are a few different versions of Stuffed Olives in Italy. This particular version is especially Delicious and Perfect for the Holidays. You’ll love the recipe and enjoy presenting such a unique “Specialty” on your Christmas Table. * Continue to Our NEXT PAGE for the […]

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Polenta – Homemade with Sausage and Pork Ribs – Italian Cook Book – Anna Maria

Homemade Polenta Sausage and Pork Ribs * We go back to basics with Anna Maria and her family. This traditional recipe will warm you in the winter cold. Polenta – Sausage – Pork Ribs * Join Anna Maria on the NEXT PAGE for this Wonderful Homemade Recipe

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