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Good Friday Onion Pie / Puglia “Scalcione”

“Scalcione” Good Friday Onion Pie * Scalcione (Skalch yo’ nay) is a traditional Good Friday Onion Easter Pie from the Puglia Region.  Scalcione is usually eaten after returning from mass on Good Friday.  * Rosella’s Recipe on THE NEXT PAGE  

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Chicken Cacciatore – Professional Recipe – Italian Cook Book

“Chicken Cacciatore” Professional Preparation * Cacciatore means “hunter” in Italian. In cuisine, alla cacciatora refers to a meal prepared “hunter-style” with onions, herbs, usually tomatoes, often bell peppers, and sometimes wine. Cacciatore is popularly made with braised chicken (pollo alla cacciatora) or rabbit (coniglio alla cacciatora). * Join us on THE NEXT PAGE for this Classic Recipe

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Delicious Chicken Recipe w/ Garlic & Tomato

Delicious Chicken Recipe Garlic & Tomato * Anymore we have chicken regularly. In fact my wife and I go to the butcher every Saturday and buy two roasters for the week. She makes both and we have easy entrees whenever convenient. This particular recipe is one of my favorites. Look at the photo and you’ll see […]

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UNIQUE RECIPE – How to Make Cauliflower Steaks – Helen Cavallo

UNIQUE Recipe How to Make Cauliflower Steaks – Helen Cavallo * In this Video Recipe Helen presents an interesting approach to making Cauliflower that I’ve never seen before. Cauliflower can be used as a reasonable substitute for potatoes or rice or in this case steak. While they can produce a similar texture, or mouth feel, they lack […]

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CHRISTMAS Recipe – Homemade Cranberry Sauce – Italian Cook Gennaro Contaldo

CHRISTMAS Recipe – Homemade Cranberry Sauce – Chef Gennaro * Cranberries are native to New Jersey and they’re cultivated there annually. My mother made homemade Crannberry Sauce and now my wife does the same. Really delicious and worth the effort. * Join Chef Gennaro on THE NEXT PAGE for this Excellent Recipe From You Tube

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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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Brussel Sprouts – Delicious Recipe – Italian Cook Laura Vitale

Brussel Sprouts – Laura Vitale Delicious Side Dish * When my wife and I shop for produce I always include a few handfuls of Brussel Sprouts.  Always fresh we sometimes even buy them right on the stalk. Occasionally we’ll roast them in the oven or blacken them on the grill. But my favorite way to […]

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Oven-Roasting Chestnuts Perfectly – Italian Cook / Chef John

How to Roast Chestnuts perfectly …in the Oven – * Interestingly enough one of the most popular Christmas Songs is…. “The Christmas Song” beginning with the Phrase “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire”. And yet most people don’t enjoy Chestnuts during The Holidays. Too difficult to make successfully or too dry and chewy or a […]

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TOUCHING – Love of Animals – Explained by a Child

TOUCHING Love of Animals Explained by a Child For the most part the majority of us around the world… eat meat. I myself enjoy a good steak once in a while. Fish are a regular part of our menu at home and what can you say about Italian Sausage or Brasciole for that matter. All […]

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SPECTACULAR – Grilled Artichokes – “Carciofi alle Brace”

Grilled Artichokes ~ or ~ Carciofi alle Brace * In our house we love Artichokes… Stuffed or Grilled with a sharp cheese, crusty bread and a glass of red wine. Delicious…!   Theses are perfect for Christmas time… Buon Natale! *   NEXT PAGE for the Video  

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