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“Let’s Have Coffee” – Remembering our Great-Grandparents at Christmas

“Let’s Have Coffee” December 23rd Remembering our Great Grandparents at Christmas * While enjoying an Almond Baguette and a Ricotta Pie Frank, two days before Christmas encourages us to remember our  Great Grandparents  Frank talks about those forgotten people from our past that even though we may not have actually known them… we still love […]

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Frank’s Thought Growin’ Up Italian Zeppole – A Delicious Tradition

Zeppole A Delicious Tradition * Ever since I can remember I have had a love affair with Zeppole. My Grandmother used to make them for us especially over the Christmas holidays. Fresh and sprinkled with confectioner sugar OMG… They are unbelievably delicious. The only problem is that you can’t stop eating them.  If you want […]

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Remembering Anisette – “Visiting” during the Christmas Holidays

Anisette “Visiting” during the Christmas Holidays * When I was growing up in a huge Italian family we always visited our cousins during the holidays. Unlike today for some unknown reason somehow we always had time to visit family. My dad would put us in the car and he would drive from the outskirts of […]

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Snails Sicilian Style Recipe – Very Cute Video

How to Cook Snails This is a very cute video narrated by two sisters and their father on how to cook snails Sicilian style. Worth watching even if you don’t like snails in the first place.  Click here to Go to the NEXT PAGE for the video recipe

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Delicious Garlic Bread – Laura Vitale Italian Cook

Garlic Bread Laura in the Kitchen We never had this growing up in our house but now that it has pretty much been considered a staple in many restaurants I have developed a taste for this Garlic Bread.  Join us on the NEXT PAGE for this Delicious Recipe 

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How To Make SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS CAKE

The best cake ever…!!! * Can you believe that’s not a “real” pot of spaghetti and meatballs? * Join us on the NEXT PAGE for this creative recipe.

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Cow Tongue Recipe – Chef Pasquale

Cow Tongue Recip                 Chef Pasquale Today Chef Pasquale will show you how to cook Cow Tongue with a side of Parsley sauce. What you will need: Cow Tongue Carrots Bay leaf Garlic Parsley Leak Celery Onions Anchovies Capers Hot Pepper Olive Oil Salt Lemons Anchovies Join us […]

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Bocche di Dama – Rossella Rago – Cooking with Nonna

Bocche di Dama * A delicate almond cookie filled with wild cherries and decorated with sugar glaze and chocolate. *   Join us on the NEXT PAGE to see how these cookies are made.

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Veal Rollatini of Altamura – Rossella Rago – Cooking with Nonna

Rossella invites Nonna Maria Fiore, from Altamura (Puglia), Italy, to show her how to make Veal Rollatini of Altamura. Join us on the NEXT PAGE for this Veal Rollatini recipe.

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Savory Easter Cake: Torta Pasqualina, Italian Recipe – Gianni’s North Beach

Torta Pasqualina, Easter cake, is traditionally served as an antipasto on the Easter table. Torta Pasqualina is best at room temperature so it’s good to go for your picnic too. The torta includes traditional symbolic Easter foods. Before modern production, eggs were costly and only available this time of year so eggs and tender leafy […]

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