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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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Roasted Sausages, Peppers, Onions, and Potatoes

The Jersey Shore When I see a dish of sausage and peppers I immediately think of Italian feasts like the San Genaro Festival in Little Italy. Or summer nights on the board walk down the shore at Point Pleasant or Seaside … Continue reading

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Pasta Aglio e Olio – Pasta With Garlic and Oil

Peasant Food Is All That I almost didn’t put this dish in my blog because of its simplicity. Then I thought, that is what this blog is all about. Italian cooking in its simplest form. Good food, comfort food, peasant food. Food … Continue reading

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