Category Archives: Italian

Marcella Hazan Tomato Sauce

It’s been a long time friends… 2016- rough stuff.  But I’m digging out- which means cookbook club is back in full swing and I’m celebrating with a blog post.  (gasp) We had our first meeting in AGES last night and … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Alla Carbonara & Amante cocktail

I have been a bit of a slacker lately. I missed the last cookbook because of hand surgery…and this time I don’t really have much of an excuse besides just not prioritizing cooking! OH THE SHAME! I did however make … Continue reading

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Conchiglie di Pasta Ripiene

or Stuffed Pasta Shells The blurb on this in the book calls it “an Italian comfort food classic!”  I couldn’t agree More. This is the first dish I am making- and I am not making it for ten people, so … Continue reading

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Traditional Rice and Chicken

I’m slowly getting caught up with recipes from Grandma’s Kitchen.  I have two more dishes to share. Randie brought Traditional Rice and Chicken or the more exotic sounding, “Risso alla Pitocca.”  This is from Lidia’s Italy. Once again, the photo … Continue reading

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More from Grandma’s Kitchen

These are just some other pictures of dishes that were brought to the Grandma’s Kitchen event.  All that we have so far are posted in the Event Recipe tab. This is Bev’s Potato Salad that was featured in the “Grandma’s … Continue reading

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Bonnie’s Mother’s Meatballs and Sauce

First, a big welcome to Bonnie who was able to join us for the first time.  She was kind enough to share with us her Mother’s meatball and sauce recipe, which she paired with a three cheese ravioli. Since our … Continue reading

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wow…i am in.

Although, I did not make them, Kelli had a delicious recipe for me to try.  Paste di Meliga.  From Cooking with Italian Grandmothers. You’ll have a HOOT making these.  Just look…. It is important to have a dance party Lady … Continue reading

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Gnocchi di Semola

gnocchi [ˈnɒkɪ gəˈnɒkɪ ˈgnɒkɪ] pl n (Cookery) dumplings made of pieces of semolina pasta, or sometimes potato, used to garnish soup or served alone with sauce [Italian, plural of gnocco lump, probably of Germanic origin; compare Middle High German knoche bone] from here I really … Continue reading

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Pasta di Farro

Spelt noodles with Walnut Parsley Sauce. Sounds unassuming… right?  A good way of using up some walnuts that I had, some cream that may have otherwise gone to waste, and some parsley from the garden….(the only thing currently growing) Let … Continue reading

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Tortelloni di Zucca

Pumpkin Tortelloni with Brown Butter and Sage from Cooking with Italian Grandmothers. I will be the first to admit, I didn’t do a great job with photos on this one.  I got sort of caught up in the actual cooking, … Continue reading

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