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How to Make Pasta e Fagioli

How to Make Pasta e Fagioli Pasta e Fagioli means pasta and beans.  The dish started as a peasant dish, made of inexpensive ingredients.  It is often pronounced “pasta fazool” in the United States.  In America, this dish has become a staple in all restaurants, often it is the soup of the day at diners and restaurants. […]

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How to Make Italian White Bean Soup

How to Make Italian White Bean Soup Italian White Bean Soup is something nonna made we were little.  This soup brings back so many wonderful memories.  Just the smell makes us warm with happiness.  The taste brings us back to a much simpler time when families had time to enjoy eating meals together.  Pair this […]

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Making Homemade Vinegar

Making Homemade Vinegar Through the years we have learned the importance of Red Wine Vinegar in our diet. In my house we feel that it is actually one of the most important “pieces” of a healthy diet. In this video prepared by Gail Monaghan of the Wall Street Journal we can learn the nuances of […]

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Excellent / Traditional Fried Stuffed Olives Ascolana style – Italian Cook Giallo Zafferano

Excellent / Traditional Fried Stuffed Olives – Ascolana style Italian Cook Giallo Zafferano There are a few different versions of Stuffed Olives in Italy. This particular version is especially delicious and perfect for the holidays. In our house we set aside a Saturday or Sunday, bring the grandkids over and make these as a family. […]

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Delicious Scungili Salad – Italian Cook – Chef Pasquale Copy

Delicious Scungili Salad – Italian Cook – Chef Pasquale Growing up in our area it was difficult to find fresh Scungili so my mother would take canned Scungili and make a wonderful and delicious salad. This recipe combines the Olive Oil, Celery, Black Pepper, Salt, Garlic, Lemon, Fennel, Sweet Pepper, Sweet Basil, pieces of Orange […]

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Delicious Scungili Salad – Italian Cook – Chef Pasquale Copy

Delicious Scungili Salad – Italian Cook – Chef Pasquale Growing up in our area it was difficult to find fresh Scungili so my mother would take canned Scungili and make a wonderful and delicious salad. This recipe combines the Olive Oil, Celery, Black Pepper, Salt, Garlic, Lemon, Fennel, Sweet Pepper, Sweet Basil, pieces of Orange […]

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Delicious Scungili Salad – Italian Cook – Chef Pasquale

Delicious Scungili Salad – Italian Cook – Chef Pasquale Growing up in our area it was difficult to find fresh Scungili so my mother would take canned Scungili and make a wonderful and delicious salad. This recipe combines the Olive Oil, Celery, Black Pepper, Salt, Garlic, Lemon, Fennel, Sweet Pepper, Sweet Basil, pieces of Orange […]

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Polenta – Homemade with Sausage and Pork Ribs – Italian Cook Anna Maria

Polenta – Homemade with Sausage and Pork Ribs – Italian Cook Anna Maria We go back to basics with Anna Maria and her family. This traditional recipe will warm you in the upcoming winter cold. Polenta – Sausage – Pork Ribs …. Really delicious with a good glass of red wine and some grated Parmigiano. […]

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Traditional Escarole Soup (Italian Wedding Soup) – Italian Cook Laura Vitale

Traditional Escarole Soup – Italian Cook Laura Vitale  (Italian Wedding Soup) – In this video Laura presents an excellent and yet very simple recipe. Growing up this was a staple in most of our Italian families. Very healthy with beans and homemade stock. In today’s world it is often known as Italian Wedding soup but […]

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Pickled Mushrooms – How to Make them – Green Renaissance

How to make Pickled Mushrooms – Green Renaissance –  I remember pickled mushrooms. They were usually little, brown and really delicious. Just another wonderful food that we as Italians would regularly enjoy. Back in the day many people picked their own mushrooms and then dropped a silver quarter into the water to insure that they […]

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