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Eggs in Purgatory

Tweet Because the eggs are cooked in a hot and spicy tomato sauce, this Italian dish is known as Uova in Purgatorio. The intensity level can range from mildly spicy to … hot as hell. My recipe is full of flavor with (to suit my family’s taste) just the right amount of heat. Rather than […]

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Cheesecake

Tweet Every time I make this cheesecake I am reminded of two things: to be grateful for time spent with family and of the “The Italian Place” in San Jose, California. There were no red and white checked tablecloths, emblematic of most Italian-American cafes in the United States. There were no waiters, rather a self-serve […]

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No Kid Hungry

No Kid Hungry

Tweet Each morning before my son left for school we sat down to a healthy breakfast. Whether it was in a chair at the kitchen table or on more hectic days, a stool at the kitchen counter, (all the while making his lunch and quizzing him for the dreaded spelling test) it was a time […]

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“Saying Grace”

Tweet “The 40 days of Lent” has always been more of a metaphor than a literal count and begins on Ash Wednesday and ends at sunset before the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday. It is a penitential season of prayer, fasting, alms-giving and a time to hit the ‘pause button’ on life […]

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Italian Food Buffet

Buon Giorno! Welcome to my food blog

Tweet   Colazione, pranzo e cena (breakfast, lunch and dinner) – there’s no doubt about it, food is an important part of every day life. But food is more than just fuel for our body. It helps us understand who we are, where we come from and what matters most to us. Food, family and […]

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