Fiori di Zucchini Fritti

2020-08-26T20:01:41+00:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Recipes|

Fried Zucchini Blossoms 18 zucchini blossoms Pastella per Frigere (see below) Oil for frying 2 lemons cut into wedges. Make Pastella per Frigere. Remove the stems and pistils from the flowers and wash them. Gently press them in a cloth to dry them. When you are ready to cook, Dip each flower in the batter and [...]

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Nonnie’s Spaghetti Sauce

2020-08-20T20:06:57+00:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Recipes|

Serves 6 1 medium onion 1 lb. hamburger, veal, pork or beef 1/3 c. red wine (optional) 1 can tomato pages 1 large can tomato puree 1 whole carrot peeled 1 stalk celery with leaves 1 clove garlic, crushed a sprig of fresh basil and oregano 1 tbl. Italian Seasoning 4 tomato paste cans of water [...]

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Torte di Riso

2020-08-20T20:05:46+00:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Recipes|

Rice Torte Serves 4 One pound of rice boiled 10 minutes in salted water. Drain, Add 2 Tbs. butter. Add 4 Tbs. either ricotta or cottage cheese Add 3 eggs, one at a time, and milk slowly until pretty sloppy. Then add a handful of Parmesan cheese, taste for salt and pepper. Line buttered pan with [...]

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Pissota con olio d’oliva

2020-08-20T20:04:25+00:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Recipes|

Focaccia baked in a copper vessel Serves 4 his very tasty sweet cake has only one defect: It works hard at going down. To remedy this small inconvenience, resort to one glass of Recioto wine from Valpolicella. 4 eggs 3/4 cup plus 2 Tabs. sugar 1 1/4 cup flour 1 1/2 glass full of extra virgina [...]

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Nonnie’s Minestrone

2020-08-23T22:17:53+00:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Homepage Featured, Recipes|

Serves 6 1/2 cup oil 1 small cabbage, thinly sliced and chopped 2 stalks celery, with leaves, sliced 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 onion, chopped 1 15oz. can red kidney beans with juice 7 cups cold water 1 t basil 1 t oregano 1 large potato, peeled and diced 1/2 cup rice or small pasta 1 [...]

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Nonnie’s Gnocci

2020-08-26T20:04:38+00:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Recipes|

Serves 6 Water, milk Potato Flakes 1 ½ cup all purpose flour 3 tsp. salt 3 eggs Prepare Mashed Potatoes. If using potato flakes for 12 people use half the amount of water and milk. With spoon, stir in flour, salt and eggs. On floured surface, roll, with floured hands. Roll 1/16th of mix into a [...]

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Caporale Bread

2020-08-24T21:22:45+00:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Recipes|

During a visit to Cumberland, we kids were all in the kitchen waiting for lunch to be prepared. Nonnie discovered at the last minute that she was out of Caporale bread. Not surprising, since the Lander horde had had a feeding frenzy at breakfast with our favorite bread. Nonnie asked Nonno to run up to the [...]

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