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Carneval, Coriandoli, Stelle Filanti, Confetti, Streamers, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Coriandoli e Stelle Filanti - Confetti and Streamers

Merrymakers, masquerades and music. People stroll the streets greeting one another, tossing confetti and streamers. It’s Carnevale, time to cast off...
Dinner from Piemonte, Polenta, Italian Food, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Dinner from Piemonte

It’s wintertime, and around my house that means long, slow meat braises. It’s my pleasure to share with you my family’s favorite cold weather meal,...
Elegant Pears, Italian Dessert, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Elegant Pears for Dessert

Treat your holiday guests to ripe pears cloaked in sweet pastry set atop a pool of rich caramel sauce. Add an Italian accent with a scoop of vanilla...
Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Zuppa di Farro - Rustic and Hearty

Cold weather stalwarts, farro, aromatic vegetables, cannellini beans, and butternut squash come together to make zuppa di farro (farro soup), a soup...
Welcome the Fall, Cappellacci di Zucca, Italian cuisine, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Welcome the Fall with Cappellacci di Zucca

It’s fall, time to plan for Thanksgiving. Get a jump on your family’s feast by making these delightful cappellacci , pasta hats. Start with sheets of...
Peperoni Imbottiti, Italian Bell Peppers, Italian cuisine, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Peperoni Imbottiti

Italian cuisine is well known for superb vegetable cookery. Stuffed vegetables, found across Italy, and known as verdure farcite , are a particular...
Pastasciutta for Fall, Pasta with sausage, saffron, Italian food, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

A Pastasciutta for Fall

Summer is on the wane, and the tomatoes are finished. That means out with salsa checca and in with all manner of cooked sauces for weeknight pasta...
Easter Brunch Menu, Italian Food, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

A Classic Easter Brunch Menu: Crostini, Frittata and Oil Cake

Save your energy for visiting with your guests with this simple brunch menu. Instead of the usual Bloody Mary, serve your guests a Bloody Monty. This...
Culinary Delights, Abruzzo, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Savor the Culinary Delights of Abruzzo with Saffron from Navelli

To the east of Rome lies Abruzzo, one of the hidden gems among the patchwork that is Italy. A sparsely populated land of stunning natural beauty and...
Quick Pasta Dinners, Butta la pasta, Put on the pasta, Italian cuisine, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Quick Pasta Dinners - Butta la pasta!  Put on the pasta!

The holidays are behind us, and gone too are the big feasts. But you still have to eat. If you are like me, and you want a quick meal, perhaps after...

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