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Pasta e Fagioli

A traditional peasant recipe that is a great, stick to your ribs dish, Pasta e fagioli or pasta fagioli, simply means “pasta and beans”, referring to the two main...

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Butternut Squash Gratin

We eat a lot of winter squash throughout the fall and winter, and although my favorite way to prepare it is to simply roast it in a hot oven,...

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Ossobuco Milanese

This is a true Milanese Ossobuco made without tomatoes, very similar to the dishes I enjoyed while we were living in Milano for eight years. Ossobuco is made with...

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Green Beans With Peppers

There are many vegetables that are available year round, but green beans are one vegetable that always seems to be available fresh in our stores, is very versatile and...

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Light & Healthy Italian

Was eating healthier one of your New Year’s resolutions once again this year? If so, then consider adding more Italian meals to your diet. It is well known that...

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Beer Steamed Mussels

After I posted our Feast of The Seven Fishes menu and photos from Christmas Eve on FaceBook, I had many requests for some of the recipes I used, including...

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Crab Cakes With Spicy Mayonnaise

For our Feast of The Seven Fishes this past Christmas Eve, one of the options I offered my family were crab cakes. When we are in Florida every winter,...

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Fusilli With Roasted Cauliflower & Sun-dried Tomato Pesto

January has arrived, so there are once again many folks who are looking to get into shape, eat healthier, and maybe even lose a few pounds. I am trying...

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New Year’s Lentil Salad

Every year to ring in the new year, we follow the Italian tradition of eating lentils which is thought to bring luck and prosperity as the tiny round lentils...

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New Partnership With ZipList.com

I am very pleased to announce that Italian Food Forever has now partnered with ZipList, which now allows IFF visitors an online personal Recipe Box to save their favorite...