Category Archives: Italian

Nonna’s Pizza Dough

Yes, I’m about to divulge a family secret… my Nonna’s pizza dough recipe.  This recipe is very special in that it required some persistence to acquire. Nonna didn’t use recipes.  When asked how to make something, her instructions invariably included … Continue reading

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Rapini is yummy!

I was pleasantly surprised to find a big bag of rapini at Costco so I couldn’t resist. Tonight its rapini sauteed with pancetta and garlic for a yummy side to perk up some leftover roast chicken. I could have thrown … Continue reading

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Making Osso Buco Tonight

My kind of slow cooked dish is Osso Buco. Long before this peasant dish appeared on restaurant menus, my Nonna made us osso buco. I can remember being quite happy to get the marrow from my sister’s cast off bone … Continue reading

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Panettone – I made it!

What is the go to hostess gift around our house?  Panettone.  We almost always have a few on standby should we get invited to an open house, or have someone drop in unexpectedly bearing gifts.  Each year I secretly hope … Continue reading

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