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Frank Sinatra – New York  New York

Frank Sinatra New York  New York   “Theme from New York, New York” is the theme song from the Martin Scorsese film New York, New York (1977). It was written for and performed in the film by Liza Minnelli. It remains one of the best-known songs about New York City. In 2004 it finished #31 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Songs survey of top tunes in American […]

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What is the difference between … Ice Cream, Gelato & Sorbet

What is the difference between Ice Cream, Gelato & Sorbet   * Lets see if we can draw some clarity here on this Very Important Issue LOL   Gelato   Gelato was invented by Buontalenti, in Florence (Tuscany), during the Renaissance period. The eccentric Buontalenti created the dessert for the Grand Duke Cosimo I de’ Medici, who wanted him to organize […]

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HYSTERICAL – Chef Pasquale tries to say Worcestershire Sauce

HYSTERICAL Chef Pasquale Sciarappa tries to say Worcestershire Sauce *   Italian Chef Pasquale Sciarappa Struggles With the Pronunciation of ‘Worcestershire Sauce’ Chef Pasquale Sciarappa of the online series Orsara Recipes shared a “blooper reel” during which he struggles with the pronunciation of Worcestershire sauce, a fermented condiment with unclear origins. Chef Sciarappa is currently raising funds through Patreon in order to keep his video […]

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Sourdough Bread – The Secrets Behind the Making of real Sourdough Bread

Sourdough Bread Secrets of real sourdough bread * Sourdough bread is made by the fermentation of dough using naturally occurring lactobacilli and yeast. Sourdough bread has a mildly sour tastenot present in most breads made with baker’s yeast, and better inherent keeping qualities than other breads due to the lactic acid produced by the lactobacilli.     The origins of bread-making are so ancient that everything said about them […]

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Frank Granieri – Topo Gigio on The Ed Sullivan Show – Oct., 1965

Frank Granieri Growin’ Up Italian Remembers Topo Gigio Ed Sullivan Show October 10, 1965   * Topo Gigio was immensely popular in his home country and became a worldwide sensation after his recurring appearances, beginning in 1963, on The Ed Sullivan Show.  Topo Gigio was created by a troupe of Italian puppeteers, it took four people […]

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Frank Granieri – Topo Gigio on The Ed Sullivan Show – Oct. 10, 1965

Frank Granieri Growin’ Up Italian Remembers Topo Gigio Ed Sullivan Show October 10, 1965   * Topo Gigio was immensely popular in his home country and became a worldwide sensation after his recurring appearances, beginning in 1963, on The Ed Sullivan Show.  Topo Gigio was created by a troupe of Italian puppeteers, it took four people […]

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Frank Granieri – Growin’ Up Italian – Escarole Soup

Frank’s Thoughts on Growin’ Up Italian “Escarole Soup” * On Frank Granieri’s show Frank’s Thoughts on Growin’ Up Italian we are talking about Escarole Soup. In every episode we focus on recalling the wonderful memories many of us share about when we were Growin up Italian. At the same time we like to focus on […]

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Ricotta Cheese Cake – Italian Grandma’ Gina – Wonderful

Ricotta Cheese Cake Italian Grandma’ Gina Wonderful Italian Recipe   * Italian Ricotta Cheese Cake Explained to us in her Adorable Broken English    *   In this video Gina shows us in her priceless broken English how to make the traditional Italian Ricotta Cheese Cake. Once you have tasted this type of cheese cake […]

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Tomato Paste – Old Fashioned Method – Fascinating

Tomato Paste Old Fashioned Method   Fascinating   * Tomato Paste  Tomato paste is traditionally made in parts of Sicily, southern Italy and Malta.  Reduced tomato sauce is spread out  on wooden boards that are set outdoors under the hot August sun to dry the paste until it is thick enough. When it’s ready it is scraped up and held together […]

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Macaroni Made at Home – Priceless Memories

Macaroni Made at Home Priceless Memories   * Macaroni (Maccheroni) made at Home. WOW. What memories I have of this. Take a moment and watch this short video and see if it brings back memories for you.  Macaroni made at Home   The name Macaroni comes from Italian maccheroni, plural form of maccherone. The many variants sometimes differ from […]

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