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Lupini Beans – Home Recipe

Lupini Beans – Home Recipe * Do you recall Lupini Beans or maybe you still serve them over the holidays. Remember..? You pop them into your mouth through that little slit in the end almost as if it were put there so you could eat them easier…. LOL     Lupin or lupini beans are the yellow legume seeds of […]

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Dean Martin – Return to Me (Ritorna Me)

Dean Martin Return to Me (Ritorna Me) * Great Song from one of Dino’s Italian Albums Born Dino Paul Crocetti in Steubenville, Ohio to an Italian-American family the young man had a real blue-collar upbringing. Dean Martin worked in steel mills, had a spell as a boxer, flipped the aces in speakeasy establishments and learnt […]

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Pignoli Cookies – Rossella’s Cooking with Nonna

Pignoli Cookies Rossella’s Cooking with Nonna   * A traditional cookie often served on All Saints Day is the Pignoli Cookie. These have always been one of my favorite cookies. OMG when done correctly they are delicious. In this video Rossella shows us the way her family makes them. I would encourage you to take […]

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Chicken Cacciatore – Italian Grandma Gina

Chicken Cacciatore Italian Grandma Gina   * Gina shares with us her wonderful recipe for Chicken Cacciatore in the video below.       The word “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). The salamino […]

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Braciole with Pork Skin – Wonderful Recipe

Braciole with Pork Skin Wonderful Recipe *   This Video Recipe from Chef Pasquale features a somewhat different take on Braciole. It is made with porkskin instead of meat itself. Absolutely Delicious.  Braciola may refer to an Italian dish, consisting of slices of meat that are pan-fried or grilled, often in their own juice or in a […]

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Classic Thanksgiving Commercial – Billy Crystal & Robert Di Nero

Classic Thanksgiving Commercial Billy Crystal & Robert Di Nero   *   As I understand it this was filmed back in November of 2001 not that long after 9/11. At that time we all needed a uplifted spirit and I think that was the thought behind this adorable commercial. Just take a moment and watch […]

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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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Little Italian Girl asking for a Pepsi – Adorable – Never gets old

Little Italian Girl asking for a Pepsi Adorable Never gets old – Capisci…? * Remember this cute commercial? The little Italian Girl along with her grandfather go to a restaurant and asks for a Pepsi. The guy behind the bar gives her a Coke instead. Next thing you know the voice of Don Corleone comes […]

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Google Grandma’ Maria & The Google Smart Speaker – Hysterical

Google Grandma’ Maria  Talks into the Google Smart Speaker Hysterical   Many of today’s inventions are truly phenomenal, great for those of us that have grown through the natural progression of technology. But for some of us especially those that were born in a completely different time and place talking to the phone or the […]

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Italian Thanksgiving Stuffing – Italian Grandma Gina

Italian Thanksgiving Stuffing Italian Grandma Gina   * Its never too early to begin thinking about the holidays, they are upon us so quickly. This piece by Grandma Gina in her lovely broken English is pretty timely I feel. Thanksgiving is around the corner and maybe you may enjoy another Grandmother’s approach to Thanksgiving stuffing. […]

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