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Homemade Gnocchi

Homemade Gnocchi

I have been looking at the gnocchi roller for months. It’s a Mucca Rigagnocchi Gnocchi Rolling Machine from Fante’s in South Philly. Fante’s has always been a pilgrimage site for me. I love the place and can get lost in there – and spe...

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

A few weeks ago, Victor made sweet potato gnocchi. We had no plans for it other than freezing for use at another date and time. Today was that day and time. There is something about homemade pasta that really can’t be adequately described. It’s ove...

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli

In the song That’s Amore, Dean Martin sings “When the stars make you drool, just like a...

Ragu di Funghi e Finocchio

Victor mentioned a couple of days ago that he wanted to make some fresh pasta. Any time he wants to ...

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Spiedini di Pollo, Fagioli, e Prugne

I get a daily email from La Cucina Italiana magazine – in Italian. It always has lots of recip...

Piadina

Piadina

It seems that most cultures have a flatbread of sorts. I thought the Italian versions were pizza and...

Limoncello

Limoncello

When life hands you lemons, it’s time to make Limoncello! As we all must surely know by now, L...

Orecchiette

Fun stuff in the ‘fridge can often elicit a fun dinner – and a fun dinner is what we had...

Fig Bruschetta

Salads and Fig Bruschetta

Ya remember those over-priced figs I bought on Friday? They became Fig Bruschetta on Saturday! And t...

Fregola

Fregola

Close to 8 years ago, I bought a bag of fregola, cooked it up, wrote about it, and promptly forgot a...

Polpettone Ripieno Uova E Spinaci

It’s Victor’s Birthday. His traditional birthday dinner is Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, an...

Sausages and Artichokes

I am pretty certain my 23 and Me Ancestry is wrong. I’m Sicilian – pale, peeling, cancer...

The Weekend Food Fest

It doesn’t get much better than having dear friends over for the weekend – especially wh...

Butternut Squash and Lobster Risotto

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by things falling out of the freezer, this morning. It was ...