Category: Recipe


Chili Chili is without doubt a classic American dish. More specifically, an American Southwestern dish. It has…

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Artichokes The Artichoke (Cynara Scolymus) has been around for thousands of years.  Today, artichokes are generally grown in…

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Spinach & Beans

Spinach & Beans Being Italian, I never understood why people had to kill each other to go…

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Cast Iron Baked Penne

Cast Iron Baked Penne America’s Test Kitchens on PBS gets full credit for this recipe.  It’s ingenious….

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Pago Pago Punch

Pago Pago Punch From the Beachbum Berry TOTAL TIKI App, this is a drink from the Pago…

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Roasted Peppers

Roasted Peppers A staple of Italian food is the roasted red pepper.  You will find it in…

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Lasagna One of the great things about being Italian is the love of good food. And there…

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Grenadine Syrup Grenadine is French for pomegranate.  And behind nearly any bar, grocery or liquor store you…

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Ginger Syrup

Ginger Syrup Pickett’s American Craft Ginger Beer concentrate. They make mild and spicy, and it is truly…

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Christmas Eve Fish Dinner

Christmas Eve Fish Dinner (Feast of the 7 Fish) The best part about being Italian, or being…

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Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup If you definitely want to get this to restaurant or even deli quality, you…

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Cavatelli & Broccoli

Cavatelli & Broccoli Another old school Italian classic is the cavatelli and broccoli. It is vegan friendly,…

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