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Porcehetta – I Told You So

I promise you this is one of the best things you will ever eat. Period. If I had my way I would eat Porchetta every day for the rest of my life. However, since it’s a pork loin rolled in … Continue reading

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Bucatini and the Little Fishys

  A favorite dish of my Dad and I is Bucatini, olive oil, chopped parsley, garlic, hot pepper flakes, ground black pepper, and anchovies (hold the raviolis). We’ve been eating that dish together since I was a kid. It’s our … Continue reading

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Bucatini or Perciatelli, it’s all good to me

  Bucatini or Perciatelli, it’s all good to me, although the Perciatelli is thicker. I made this fantastic sauce. I used tons of garlic, say like 15 cloves, a small minced onion and I warmed them both in a huge … Continue reading

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The Tortelloni Project – Tortelloni 101 – final grade B

Tortelloni is in the same shape of tortellini, but only larger. I gorged on them fervently when I was in Italy. They are mostly popular in the Emilia-Romagna Region, and are stuffed with many different combinations; spinach and ricotta, veal … Continue reading

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Tuna and Spaghetti or else

The first five words I say when I am about to speak of Italian food is, “When I was in Italy….”   …Oh, I’m sure my family and friends are sick of it by now, but what else can I say, … Continue reading

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Spinach Pesto with Spaghetti –I yam what I yam

Apparently if you eat spinach often you’re going to be pretty darn healthy and live until you’re 110, your skin will turn green, and you’ll start speaking like Popeye, but who cares you’ll be alive! ALIVE!   –Praise spinach! Okay, Popeye wanna-be’s, let’s … Continue reading

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Eggplant Pasta with Ricotta and Pine Nuts

I was never a huge fan of eggplant, (perhaps it is because my niece told me once my head looked like one). However, I won’t push eggplant away, well, let’s face it there are only a few things I won’t … Continue reading

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