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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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Making Perfectly Roasted Asparagus – Dani Spies

Making Perfectly Roasted Asparagus – Dani Spies – I love Asparagus. My Wife and I have it for dinner about once a week. This video featuring Dani Spies is brief but very informative so take a few moments and watch. Ever if you are a veteran Asparagus person it is always a good thing to […]

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Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese and Walnuts – Wonderful Italian Cook Chef John….

Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese and Walnuts – Wonderful Italian Cook Chef John Beets are one of my favorite foods. I usually just peel them after they’re cooked. Cut them into slices then add salt, pepper, Garlic Powder and put them into the refrigerator over night. YUM In this particular video Chef John puts together […]

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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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Fennel (Finocchio) – Clearly explained by Dani Spies

Fennel (Finocchio) – Clearly Explained by Dani Spies Fennel is called Finocchio in Italian – (Fee no’ key oh). I put it in my salad sliced up to almost look like a raw onion. If you have not ever had Fennel and if you do like anise you’ll love it. Give it a try and […]

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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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Celebrating Cicoria – Dandelion Greens – Italian Cook Dani Spies

Celebrating Dandelion Greens – Italian Cook Dani Spies When I was a kid my grandmother, Nonna Madalena would take me across the street from our home, into a very large open field to pick Cicorie (dandelions). We would use a small paring knife and cut them off at the root. Loading them into a dozen […]

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How to Cook Artichokes – Very Informative

How to Cook Artichokes – Very Informative The globe artichoke (Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus) is a variety of a species of thistle cultivated as a food. The edible portion of the plant consists of the flower buds before the flowers come into bloom. The budding artichoke flower-head is a cluster of many budding small flowers […]

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