Category Archives: Beef

Grandma Verga’s Meatballs and Sunday Gravy

I really don’t want  to get into the tomato sauce/gravy thing. But I guess I have to. Here is my definition. Any other day of the week it’s tomato sauce. When you make it on Sunday, with all the beef, … Continue reading

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Rigatoni with Meat Sauce

 There was no one that made a better sauce than my mom. It’s what I grew up with. It’s what I ate at least twice a week. Mom’s sauce was always thick and rich. I remember she used Red Pack brand crushed … Continue reading

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Tripe – Trippa Alla Parmigiana

OK folks, this is not one of the more popular Italian dishes. I’ll bet you will not find it at Olive Garden, Bocca di Peppe  or Macaroni Grill.  For those of you who know what tripe is you have either tasted it … Continue reading

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Steak Pizzaiola

 The Gestapo Way They used to call him “Booch”. That was my brother’s nick name during his high school years. Back then, Richard, aka Booch, hung around with a less than desirable crowd.  A crowd, you can say, that was … Continue reading

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Breaded Steak

My Grandfather had a cast iron stomach! God bless them, both my Grandparents lived well into their 90’s. They worked hard all their lives. My Grandmother, in addition to raising a family, my mother Rose and my Uncle Sal, she … Continue reading

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