Bolognese Sauce

April 9, 2018 0

Bolognese Sauce This recipe first shows up in texts as early as the 1890s.  It gets its name because it originated in Bologna, Italy. Like […]

Pizza Rustica

April 2, 2018 0

Pizza Rustica Pizza Rustica, also known as Pizzagaina or “pizza gain” as slang is a very rich pie made for Easter with a lot of […]

Food & History: March 19

March 18, 2018 0

Food & History: March 19 St. Joseph’s Day 1930  Italian Chef Gualtiero Marchesi born. 1936  Canned beer sold to the public in Britain for the […]

Spiedini Alla Romana

March 7, 2018 0

Spiedini Alla Romana Think of this as an Italian grilled cheese sandwich meets savory French toast.  Or better yet, replace this with fried mozzarella sticks […]

Manicotti

March 4, 2018 0

Manicotti There are so many ethnic stereotypes, especially when you watch sitcoms from previous century, especially when the setting is New York City.  My favorite […]

Sinatra Egg Sandwich

March 4, 2018 0

Sinatra Egg Sandwich I love this photo of Frank Sinatra in his home in Palm Springs, California.  He is eating a simple scrambled egg sandwich […]

Fishy Fridays in Lent

February 24, 2018 0

Fishy Fridays in Lent The symbol above which resembles a fish was used when Christianity was still illegal. It was a sign that Christians were […]

Food & History: January 4

January 4, 2018 0

Food & History: January 4 National Spaghetti Day 1493 Columbus returns from his first voyage to the New World (the Americas), bringing with him tomatoes. […]

French Mussels

December 24, 2017 0

Classic French Mussels I love fresh mussels, but like most shellfish, it can be tedious to clean, debeard, cook, and sort out the dead ones […]

Biscotti

December 23, 2017 0

Biscotti Biscotti in Italian means “twice baked”, and that is the process for making these.  They say that these were one of Christopher Columbus’ favorites, […]

Marechiara

December 18, 2017 0

Marechiara Zuppa di Pesce Italian Seafood Soup for Pasta Marechiara or Zuppa di Pesce is an Italian light seafood tomato based broth which is fine […]

Sortino’s Italian Kitchen

December 9, 2017 0

Sortino’s Italian Kitchen  The Sortino Family is a real family with roots from Sicily. In fact, you can see all their family photos on the […]

Basic Sauce

December 8, 2017 0

Basic Sauce Basic Sauce is a base tomato sauce that can be used for anything from just the way it is, to creating other great […]

Kalahari Resort Poconos

December 5, 2017 0

Kalahari Resort Poconos Kalahari Resort in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania is home to the world’s largest water park.  The Nelson Family from Wisconsin took […]

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