Codfish Balls With Marinara Sauce

Codfish Balls With Marinara Sauce Makes: 15-20 balls Prep: 60 minutes (plus soaking time if using salt cod) Cook: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 lb salt cod OR 1 lb fresh cod 3 Medium Potatoes – skinned, boiled and mashed 2 Tbsp. Butter softened 1/2 Onion chopped finely 1/4 c. Chopped Fresh Parsley 1/4 c. Capers, […]

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Stuffed Eggplants Beccafico

Stuffed Eggplants Beccafico Ingredients 3 medium eggplants, sliced lengthways ½ inch thick, with the skin on 1 cup olive oil plus 2 tablespoons 1 medium onion, diced 1 ½ cups breadcrumbs, toasted in the oven for 3 to 5 minutes Juice of 2 lemons 2 tablespoons sugar 2 anchovy fillets, chopped 2 oz pinoli nuts […]

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Vegetable Casserole Misto di Ortaggi Stufati – Canazzu

Vegetable Casserole  Misto di Ortaggi Stufati – Canazzu Ingredients 6 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium size onions, cut into ½-inch strips 1 cup peeled tomatoes or 4 fresh tomatoes, peeled and diced 2 lb potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch elongated olive shapes 3 sweet peppers, various colors; washed, pitted and cut into 1 ½-inch […]

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Stuffed Focaccia Syracuse’s Style

Stuffed Focaccia Syracuse’s Style    Ingredients For the Dough 2 lb fine semolina flour 2 oz fresh active yeast or 3 envelopes of dry yeast 3 tablespoons olive oil ½ teaspoon sugar Pinch of salt Or buy 2 lb of bread dough in your local Italian bakery. For the Filling 2 bunches broccoli rabe, tough […]

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Chesapeake Crab Soup

Chesapeake Crab Soup Want to make the best crab soup around? Check out this fantastic video showing you in easy steps how to make Chesapeake Crab Soup that is out of this world!

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Towns with food names (Pie Town)

Pie Town is the location of a “Pie Festival” on the second Saturday of each September Pie Town is located along U.S. Highway 60 in Catron County, New Mexico. Its name comes from an early bakery for making dried-apple pies that was established by Clyde Norman in the early 1920s.

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Salsiccia Condita, seasoned sausages (Homemade)

Salsiccia Condita, seasoned sausages (Homemade) Ingredients 2 ½ lbs ground pork from the shoulder 2 tablespoons of grated pecorino cheese 1 teaspoon fennel seed, ground 1 teaspoon coarse black pepper 2 teaspoons salt ¼ cup dry white wine 6 oz. sausage casing (hog) 4 oz sun-dried tomatoes in oil, coarsely chopped 1 bunch of large […]

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Pisci d’Ovu – Frittata

Pisci d’Ovu – Frittata  Eastern and Southern part of Sicily the frittata is called “u pisci d’ovu”, literarily meaning a fish made of eggs; it is a substitute for the real fish when fish are too expensive or unavailable. The basic frittata is aromatized with garlic, basil and parsley and instead of turning it over, it […]

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National Lasagna Day Recipes

Chicken Asparagus Lasagna Lasagna Classica alla Bolognese (Classic Italian Bolognese Lasagna) Lasagna di Carnevale Italian lasagna with zucchini and provolone recipe

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Towns with food names (Two Egg)

Towns with food names (Two Egg) HOW DID TWO EGG, GET ITS NAME? During the depression in the 1930s, cash was very hard to come by.  Local folks began to trade farm products for other staples in the store. One story has it that two boys used to come in with two eggs from their […]

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