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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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Pickled Mushrooms – How to Make them – Green Renaissance

How to make Pickled Mushrooms – Green Renaissance –¬† I remember pickled mushrooms. They were usually little, brown and really delicious. Just another wonderful food that we as Italians would regularly enjoy. Back in the day many people picked their own mushrooms and then dropped a silver quarter into the water to insure that they […]

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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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How to Cook Artichokes

How to Cook Artichokes¬† Wonderful Video. * Globe artichokes are known to have been cultivated at Naples around the middle of the 9th century. The artichoke is still considered a vaguely aphrodisiac tidbit that occasionally is preserved in sugar syrup. The ¬†artichoke, native to the Mediterranean area, has records of use as a food among […]

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