Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy New Year!

A very special Happy New Year to all my Italian food loving friends and family. This past year has been challenging to say the least. I hope 2012 brings you all everything you want including health, happiness and stomachs full of … Continue reading

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Sauteed Scarola – Escarole

STOPPA DA BOOM-DIDDI-BOOM-DIDDI-BOOM! It all started when I was around 14 years old and I was sitting around my living room on my mother’s plastic covered sofa and chairs with my friends. Richie “crazy legs” brought over his acoustic guitar and … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken in Wine

I came home from work one night and wanted to make a simple chicken dish. It was late and I didn’t want to eat at 9pm. This is one of the easiest methods of making this chicken and it is delicious! … Continue reading

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String Beans and Carrots in Tomato Sauce

BRUCULINU My grandparents came to Manhattan from Italy. The could have gone anywhere in the United States, but they settled in Manhattan. Most of the immigrants from my grandfather’s town of Vizzini settled in Manhattan, around Elizabeth Street, so my … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Tuna and Fennel

My grandfather would go crazy over this spaghetti.  He would enjoy it so much I remember seeing him eating it with the end of the table-cloth tucked into the collar of his shirt so he would not get any oil or … Continue reading

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