All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cooking video’

Fat Tuesday ~ Gumbo-Style!

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(Subscriber’s click HERE to view the cooking video from your e-mail!) Mardi Gras (Carnevale in Italian) is coming to a close on Feb 21 – “Fat Tuesday,” so it is time to be as decadent as you want before Lent kicks in on Wednesday, the 22nd.  With my “Moon Pie” post last week, my “Spicy Drumstick Gumbo” this week is …

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Jump In the Mouth Good~

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Saltimbocca and Roasted Carrots (Subscribers, click HERE to view the video from your e-mail.) In Italian, Saltimbocca means “jump in the mouth,” and in this recurring WSFA-12 TV cooking segment appearance, host Tonya Terry admits that this Italian chicken cutlet recipe lives up to its name. (Grazie tanto Nonna per questa ricetta ~ Brava!) And while I show Tonya how …

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Biscotti Natale ~

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Italian Christmas Cookies Italians might be famous for being frugal, but when it comes to holidays, all the stops are pulled out! And Nonna is no exception. Here is her recipe for classic Biscotti Natale: Chocolate, Amaretto, Hazelnut, and Almond Cookies. Extravagant because it uses two kinds of nuts, chocolate and amaretto liqueur ~ yum, all the way around. This …

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Looking for a “fun-guy”~

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Hunting Morels Subscribers please click HERE to view the video from your e-mail! I grew up in the Midwest, which for me meant that in the spring and early summer it was mushroom hunting time. My junior high science teacher would take each of his classes out into the grounds of the neighboring Catholic church to hunt for mushrooms. Usually …

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It’s Child’s Play~

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Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe On my most recent trip to Italy I stayed with the Stefanis (the family in my book) and learned a new and very simple recipe ~ Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe. This recipe is one of the hundreds of classic Italian dishes were you prepare the sauce for the pasta in the time it takes you to …

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