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Being Italian = FOOD

Growing up in an Italian family has always meant food, food and more food. It's a BIG part of our lives and something that we take pride in and we love to share it with those closest to us. From preparing meals, to making homemade sausages and salami as a family, to remembering the days that I used to watch my dad make his own wine, to visits to the Van Dyken farm to pick up bushels of tomatoes ... Read the Post

Tasty Tuesdays ~ Pounding out the Pestobilities

Guest Blog Written By: Jenny Arena from Fables and Focaccia Tasty Tuesdays ~ Pounding out the Pestobilities A garden full of glorious greens inspires many delectable thoughts during summer months. Scallions and scapes sautéed as a savory bed for fried eggs; zucchini grated into summer’s favorite bread, spicy green chilies adding heat to a plate of pasta; and fragrant basil leaves pounded ... Read the Post

Tasty Tuesdays ~ Mac and Cheese: The Dish with a Grate History

Guest Blog Written By: Jenny Arena from Fables and Focaccia Tasty Tuesdays ~ Mac and Cheese: The Dish with a Grate History The late, great Kurt Cobain said “all I want….is mac and cheese” and who could blame him. There something so comforting about a bowl of elbow macaroni enrobed in cheese and baked off to crispy perfection. While growing up my version of this comfort classic was otherwise ... Read the Post