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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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Fiadone con Ricotta – Ancient Abbruzzese Recipe

Fiadone con Ricotta Silvia Colloca Ancient Easter Recipe From Abbruzzo  * Fiadone is a Ricotta cheesecake without bottom layer, made of brocciu, sugar, lemon zest and eggs. The Fiadone can have round or rectangular shape: it is baked in oven and served cold. Silvia Colloca “Fiadone con Ricotta” In the Italian regions of Abruzzo and Molise smaller versions are […]

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Passion of the Christ – Sacrifice “Worthy Is The Lamb”

The Passion of the Christ Worthy Is The Lamb * Mel Gibson: “This is a movie about love, hope, faith and forgiveness. It’s time to get back to that basic message.   We could all use a little more love, faith, hope and forgiveness.” * “The Passion” Let us not forget the Sacrifice * “The […]

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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.  “Scalcione” Good Friday Onion Pie * The savory Easter Specialty is actually a delicious onion pie made for Good Friday Fantastic Antipasto also. […]

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Good Friday – Meaning & Explanation

Good Friday Meaning and Explanation  This video simply explains the meaning of Good Friday. Observed by Christians around the world Good Friday is also known as Black Friday, Easter Friday or Holy Friday it may coincide with the Jewish observance of Passover.  Good Friday is a widely instituted legal holiday in many national governments around the […]

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“RICOTTA CHEESECAKE” – The Best Rosella’s Cooking with Nonna

RICOTTA CHEESECAKE THE BEST EVER * As we approach the Easter Season you might want to think about Ricotta Cheesecake. Truly one of God’s gifts to the World my grandmother used to make this and ruined my taste for New York style. It just melts in your mouth with texture almost like velvet. I LOVE […]

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Perry Como – “Easter Parade”

Perry Como – Easter Parade Pierino Ronald “Perry” Como, during a career spanning more than half a century, pioneered a weekly musical variety television show. Perry’s show set the standards for the genre and proved to be one of the most successful in television history. * Enjoy Perry singing Easter Parade NEXT PAGE

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History of Easter

History of Easter Easter also called Pasch  or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred three days after his crucifixion by Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD. It is the culmination of the Passion of Christ, preceded by Lent (or Great Lent), […]

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Tony Bennett and Christine Aquilera

Steppin’ Out With My Baby From the Movie “Easter Parade” “Steppin’ Out With My Baby” was originally written by Irving Berlin for the Movie “Easter Parade” in 1948. – This clip was taken from the Emmy Award celebration with Tony Bennett and Christine Aquilera performing. Tony is in Great Form and Christine dressed elegantly is […]

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Easter Leg of Lamb Traditional Italian Recipe

Traditional Italian Easter LEG OF LAMB * This is a very special recipe traditionally whipped out at Easter, but one which works for any big family gathering. The milk-fed lamb has a more succulent tender meat and a pearly white to pink color.  Traditional Italian Easter LEG OF LAMB Video Recipe  from Gennaro Cataldo on […]

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