Monthly Archives: November 2010

Sausage Tortellini Soup

This delicious soup recipe came to me courtesy of my niece Jeanette’s husband Barry. Barry is one of New York City’s Bravest. He used to make this soup for his crew at the fire house he worked at in Brooklyn. It’s … Continue reading

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Stracciatella – Roman Egg Soup

Looking for something to eat on a cold winter weeknight that’s hot and quick and satisfying? Stracciatella is just the ticket. When I say quick you obviously don’t have to make it with fresh chicken stock, unless you already have … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving – Chocolate Pecan Pie

If  Thanksgiving isn’t a food holiday I don’t know what is. And I’m sure everyone is going to have plenty of food on their table this Thanksgiving so you don’t need any more recipes from me today. But, just in case … Continue reading

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Meatloaf Italian Style

My early memories of meatloaf go back to when I was a child and my mother was in the hospital for about a week. During that time my father was in charge of cooking and preparing dinner for us. And … Continue reading

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Mom’s Turkey Stuffing

DON’T DROP THE TURKEY! There are so many trimmings we associate with Thanksgiving dinner. In my house we start with the antipasto,  then the lasagna or soup and finally the turkey with all the side dishes. But the one thing that stands … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Eggplant Parmigiana

The way my grandmother made eggplant parmigiana is noting like you get today. First she never breaded the eggplant. Second she did not use mozzarella cheese.  No mozzarella cheese??? How can it be eggplant parmigiana without mozzarella cheese?   If it … Continue reading

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