Monthly Archives: August 2011

Ziti al Forno – Baked Ziti

Hurricane Ziti I can’t think of a better comfort food to make during bad weather than a baked ziti. And maybe for the occasion I’ll add little meatballs to it. Hurricane Irene is barreling down on us, we are less than 12 … Continue reading

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Veal Scaloppine Marsala

“Try the VEAL, it’s the best in the City”. One of the many memorable quotes from the movie “The Godfather “. “Leave the gun, take the cannoli”, another one of my favorites. The year was 1972 and the movie The Godfather was … Continue reading

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Southern Fried Chicken (Southern Italy Fried Chicken)

Who doesn’t like fried chicken? Especially done right. I know southerners in the USA claim this as their own. But us southern Italians have just as much a right to fry up some chicken and consider it great “Italian Comfort … Continue reading

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Cucuzza

You rarely find this vegetable in the supermarkets, if at all.  But if you lived in Brooklyn or any Italian neighborhood you could find cucuzza growing in just about everyone’s garden. It was as much a part of summer as  the … Continue reading

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