Archive | October, 2015

Sicilian Pane Cunzatu

Pane Cunzatu or Pane Cunzato means seasoned bread.  It’s the original Sicilian sandwich. There is nothing like Pane Cunzatu when made with a freshly baked loaf of bread just out of the oven.  The piping hot loaf is drizzled with extra-virgin olive oil, studded with anchovies, sprinkled with oregano, and topped with thin slices of […]

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Poached Eggs with Tomato Sauce and Italian Sausage

This simple and hearty egg dish is so versatile you can serve it for breakfast, lunch, a light supper, or brunch.  Poached eggs are typically cooked in water, but these eggs are poached in a flavorful tomato sauce with Italian sausage.  If you like a little heat, use the hot Italian sausage and add in the red […]

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Simple Egg Drop Soup

Sicilians seem especially adept at making a tasty meal out of practically nothing. Okay, that may be stretching it a bit, but how about four to five main ingredients max.  Without doubt, this creativity flourished during hard times when there was little food to be had.  This simple soup recipe couldn’t be easier to prepare […]

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Grilled Pork Chops with Garlic Herb Sauce

Pork chops require little preparation but they benefit greatly when marinated in a simple brining solution before grilling.  Brining beforehand makes the meat more tender and juicy but it isn’t necessary.  I dare say that most of us know how easy it is to overcook pork until it is as tasteless as a cardboard box […]

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Linguine with Crab Sauce

There are times when I get tired of eating meat and really crave a good dish of pasta.  This is one of my favorite pasta dishes to make.  This savory crab sauce is made with tomatoes, red wine, garlic, parsley, rosemary, and oregano.  This is really a simple dish to make but if you go […]

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