Monthly Archives: December 2010


Lasagna is as well known an Italian dish as spaghetti and meatballs. There are many different ways to make lasagna. In southern Italy lasagna is made with a rich ragu meat sauce either of pork or beef and ricotta cheese. … Continue reading

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Red Wine Struffoli

My earliest memory of Santa Claus was when I was 4 years old. Yes, I met Santa. He came to my bedroom when I was sleeping and woke me from a sound sleep. Gave me a gift that I unwrapped, still … Continue reading

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Alright, I know what you’re thinking. What does Lox have to do with Italian comfort food. Absolutely nothing.  Unfortunately I didn’t even start eating lox until I was well into my 30’s. This was not something grandma put out with … Continue reading

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Pasta cui vroccoli arriminati – Pasta with Cauliflower

It’s amazing the things we remember growing up. Back in the 60’s I used to watch a TV show that featured the “Cool Ghoul”, Zacherley. Zacherley used to host programs that showed horror movies and back in the 60’s he hosted Chiller Theatre, … Continue reading

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