Category Archives: Italy

Caprese Pasta With Bacon and Onion

  Saw a nice pasta dish over at “Better When Broken,” that I just had to try, and of course would have to modify. The modification you ask? Well by taking the traditional Caprese salad ingredients of this dish and … Continue reading

Posted in Bacon, Basil, Buffalo Mozzarella, Cherry Tomatoes, Chicken Stock, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Ementhaler Cheese, English Bacon, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Italy, Meat, Olive Oil, Onions, Pasta, Penne, Recipes, Vegetables | 10 Comments

Italian Wedding Soup From Cinnamon Spice & Everything Nice

So we have deleted the original post, since it seems to have been wrongfully copied by another blogger. I now present you with the original recipe from the original blogger over at Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice.  Be sure to … Continue reading

Posted in Cheese, Cooking, Cuisine, Eating, Food, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Italian Wedding, Italy, Pasta, Recipes, Soup, Tubettini, Vegetables | 2 Comments

Pasta Florentine with Grilled and Cipollini Onions In an Ementhaler Cheese Sauce

When I was younger for years I only ate a red sauce and mostly spaghetti. Spaghetti and meatballs every Sunday with sausage and brasiole on the side. I was so spoiled, like my grandfather, that if my grandmother cooked any other noodle, … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Spinach, Basil, Chicken Stock, Chicken Thighs, Cipollini Onions, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Italy, Meat, Olive Oil, Onions, Pasta, Pecorino Romano, Recipes, Sauces & Marinades, Scallions, Spaghetti, Vegetables, Yellow Onions | 10 Comments

Todays Quote For April 7th, 2011

  Photo of a Tuscan sunset taken from The Valliano Estate of Piccini Wines near Sienna, Italy.

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Todays Quote For April 1st, 2011

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Linguine With Chanterelle Mushrooms & Chicken

  Ingredients: 1/2 Cup of Dried Chanterelle Mushrooms 1 Cup of Chicken Stock 1 Medium Red Onion 1 Medium Yellow Onion 1 Yellow Pepper, sliced into medium strips 2 Garlic Bulbs, or 16 Cloves, crushed with mortar and pestle 1 … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Butter, Chanterelle Mushrooms, Cheese, Chicken, Chicken Stock, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Italy, Linguine, Meat, Mushrooms, Olive Oil, Onions, Pasta, Pecorino Romano, Recipes, Red Onions, Red Pepper Flakes, Salt, Stock, Vegetables, Yellow Onions, Yellow Peppers | 7 Comments

Todays Quote For Wednesday March 23rd 2011

  Todays quote comes from the founder of Puccini Wines, Angiolo Puccini. The picture is taken from a hill, overlooking their vineyards and the rolling hills of Tuscany, called Poggio Teo on their Valiano Estate.

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Todays Quote for Monday March 21st, 2011

Todays quote comes from the founder of the slow food movement, inspired by our dinner last night at a slow food concept in Turin, Italy.

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Everybody loves … braciole (via Rufus’ Food and Spirits Guide)

Braciole. Most people associate this food with an episode of Everybody Loves Raymond. I was never a fan, but am told it dealt with one member of the family treating another so horribly it became painful to watch, which to … Continue reading

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Want To Win A Bottle Of Olive Oil Straight From Italy? Just tell Us Your Favorite Beer!

So I am headed to Italy this coming Sunday on business for 5 days and thought I would somehow include my friends. We ran a little contest on our Facebook page for a chance to win a bottle of Olive … Continue reading

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