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Ultimate Best Breakfast Sandwich – Italian Cook Laura Vitale

Ultimate Best Breakfast Sandwich –  Italian Cook Laura Vitale Laura always comes through with one excellent recipe after another. This one features what she calls “The absolute best breakfast sandwich”. Super easy and delicious. Lean Turkey sausage, an English muffin, Chedder, Maple Syrup, Fennel seeds, Fresh egg, Salt and Pepper and unsalted Butter.  This is […]

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Lemon Sorbet – Italian Cook Laura Vitale

Lemon Sorbet – Italian Cook Laura Vitale Sorbet /sɔrˈbeɪ/ is a frozen dessert made from sweetened water with flavoring (typically fruit juice or fruit purée, wine, and/or liqueur, and very rarely Honey). Sorbet is often confused with Italian ice and often taken to be the same as sherbet. Sorbets/sherbets may also contain alcohol, which lowers […]

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Cioppino – Laura Vitale

Cioppino – Laura Vitale Cioppino is a fish stew originating in San Francisco, California. It is considered an Italian-American dish, and is related to various regional fish soups and stews of Italian cuisine. Cioppino is traditionally made from the catch of the day, which in San Francisco is typically a combination of Dungeness crab, clams, […]

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Breakfast Crostata – Italian Cook Laura Vitale

Breakfast Crostata – Italian Cook Laura Vitale A crostata is an Italian baked tart or pie, also known as coppi in Naples and sfogliate in Lombardy. The earliest known use of crostata in its modern sense can be traced to the cookbooks Libro de Arte Coquinaria (Art of Cooking) by Martino da Como, published circa […]

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Arancini – (Homemade Rice Balls) – Italian Cook Laura Vitale

Arancini – (Homemade Rice Balls) Italian Cook Laura Vitale – Arancini  are stuffed rice balls that are coated with breadcrumbs, and fried. Arancini are usually filled with ragù (meat sauce), tomato sauce, mozzarella, and/or peas. There are a number of local variants that differ in fillings and shape. The name derives from their shape and […]

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Sauteed Broccoli Rabe Recipe – Laura Vitale –

Sauteed Broccoli Rabe Recipe – Laura Vitale – In this episode Laura makes Broccoli Rabe different than the way we are used to. Instead of steaming stalks and then sauteing them she strips the stalks and then placing them into the hot oil directly. Interesting way to prepare the dish. Broccoli Rabe or in Italian […]

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Homemade Polenta Recipe – Italian Cook Laura Vitale

Homemade Polenta Recipe – Italian Cook Laura Vitale – Polenta is an Italian dish made by boiling cornmeal into a thick, solidified porridge, and directly consumed afterwards or baked, fried or grilled. The term is of Italian origin, derived from the Latin for hulled and crushed grain (especially barley-meal). Its etymology derives from the same […]

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Lemon Blueberry Rolls – Delizioso – Italian Cook Laura Vitale

Lemon Blueberry Rolls – Delizioso – Italian Cook Laura Vitale – Here in Southern New Jersey we have the good fortune to have both the soil consistency and the climate for growing Blueberries.  In fact, Hammonton, New Jersey is often referred to as being the “Blueberry Capital of the World, with over 80% of New Jersey’s […]

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Homemade Cioppino – Laura Vitale

Homemade Cioppino – Laura Vitale Cioppino is a fish stew originating in San Francisco, California. It is considered an Italian-American dish, and is related to various regional fish soups and stews of Italian cuisine. Cioppino is traditionally made from the catch of the day, which in San Francisco is typically a combination of Dungeness crab, […]

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Linguini with Pesto – Italian Cook Laura Vitale

Linguini with Pesto – Italian Cook Laura Vitale Enjoy Laura’s presentation of Linquini with Pesto. Something a little different for those of traditionally used to Tomato sauce, this is a wonderful dish and worth the effort. Hope you like it. To explain further – Pesto is a sauce originating in Genoa in the Liguria region of […]

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