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SPIEDINI di SCAMPI IMPANATI

Skewered Breaded Shrimp This recipe serves 4 and makes a good appetizer or even a tasty dinner when served with a side of vegetables, rice and a salad and is easily adapted to serve more than 4. 20 SHRIMP…

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POT ROAST

(A Great Dish for a Dreary Day) 1 Beef Chuck Pot Roast – 3lbs 1 Tbs Olive Oil – plus extra 10 Red Skinned Potatoes – small and halved 1 Onions – large, halved and sliced A Few Carrots…

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GIANT LATKE

Or a great big potato pancake!   1 – 1 ¼ LBS RUSSET POTATOES – app. 2 medium potatoes 1 ONION – MEDIUM KOSHER SALT FRESHLY GROUD BLACK PEPPER 1 LARGE EGG – beaten 1/3 CUP MATZO MEAL or…

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SICILIAN PESTO

Sicily has its own special version of Pesto. In this version you will find almonds vs pine nuts or walnuts. Also, there is no basil. Instead, you will enjoy mint, chili pepper and fresh tomatoes. The biggest surprise is…

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All Souls Day in Italy

  A DAY TO HONOR THE DEAD! The 1st of November is a national holiday in Italy, known as Tutti i Santi or Ognissanti, which celebrates All Saints Day and is followed by All Souls Day on the 2nd…

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HALLOWEEN IN ITALY

Dolcetto-Scherzetto October 31st is not a national holiday in Italy and it is only until recently that it has become more of a tradition as a day for children. Children will have their day in school after which they…

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The Ziti alla Boscaiola

  Lumberjack Pasta INGREDIENTS:  1 LB ZITI 2 TBS BUTTER 1 SMALL ONION – chopped 1 ½ CUPS GREEN PEAS 1 SMALL CARROT – chopped 14 OZ ITALIAN PLUM TOMATOES 1 CELERY STALK – chopped 8 OZ FRESH MUSHROOMS…

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It’s Chestnut Season

CHESTNUT CAKE INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ CUPS CHESTNUT FLOUR 1/3 CUP SUGAR 1 TB BAKING POWDER 2 TB COCOA POWDER – more for dusting 2 TBS HONEY PINCH OF SALT ½ EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL 2 LARGE EGGS – room…