Category Archives: Pork

Sausage Rolls

A lot has happened since my last post. So here is the “Reader’s Digest” version. I left New York, sold my house and moved to North East Pennsylvania. Found a job on a daily newspaper that covers Wayne and Pike … Continue reading

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Gelatina Di Maiale

Sorry I have been away so long, but nothing has excited me enough to post. You might be sorry I’m back after this post. This delicacy is popular worldwide. It’s also called by many different names. Some of you may … Continue reading

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Broccoli Rabe With Sweet Italian Sausage

1950’s Bensonhurst, A Cornucopia Of Diverse, Ethnic Foods… Not really! It’s almost Saint Patrick’s Day and the Irish soda bread is already flowing like wine. It’s their version of Panettone, I guess. Although we ate Italian food almost exclusively growing up, there … Continue reading

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Cavatelli with Broccoli Rabe and Italian Sausage

Cavatelli has to be my all time favorite macaroni. If I had to choose a last meal it would include Cavatelli with my mother’s tomato sauce with meatballs and Gudinna (rolled up pig’s skin made like a braciole). Cavatelli is made with … Continue reading

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Ned’s Deviled Ham and Turkey Salad

  I never bought cold cut ends in my life. I know my mother never did. But there are things you pick up later on in life that sometimes make sense. Your local deli will slice their ham or turkey … Continue reading

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Smoked Barbecue Pork Ribs

I know I’m straying again. But I happen to love good barbecue. My sons got me a Char-Broil Offset Smoker American Gourmet Deluxe Charcoal Grill for father’s day a number of years ago and I’ve been smoking ribs, salmon, brisket and … Continue reading

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Pork Shoulder Roast

 My grandmother prepared many of her roasts this way. Not sure if it’s a Sicilian thing, but she used to poke holes in the roasts and fill them with cloves of garlic and sprigs of fresh parsley. She did this … Continue reading

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