A Cake for Your Valentine!

A Cake for Your Valentine!
    Ciao a tutti, Tis the season of love and heartfelt togetherness!  That's right guys and gals, the fat, rosy cherub of Valentine's Day has all but arrived, and you know what that means: chocolate! ...
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More Nutella for All!

More Nutella for All!
    Ciao a Tutti, With Nonna Rina's homemade ravioli still fresh in the mind (and most of my freezer), we're going to head back to my kindly kitchen to literally whip up another Nutella-based dessert ...
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Welcome back Nonna Rina!

Welcome back Nonna Rina!
    Ciao a Tutti, I hope you've all enjoyed my Nutella cookies recipe, but after our quick break I am very much back as promised with the inestimable Nonna Rina.  This week she's walking us through he...
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I Love Nutella!

I Love Nutella!
    Ciao a Tutti, So here we are, Monday night, and you're all pasted to your computers  in eager anticipation of this week's fabulous nonna and her recipe that she's brought along from the farthest r...
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Welcome Nonna Rina!

Welcome Nonna Rina!
    Ciao a Tutti, Happy 2010, everyone!  It's been a whirlwind holiday season, and though I've pretty much pushed my snooze button into oblivion, it's time to get back in the kitchen!  I know it's goi...
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Christmas Time!

Christmas Time!
    Ciao a Tutti, It's Christmas week, and I don't know about you, but I have visions of a whole lot more than sugarplums dancing in my head!  The holidays have always been my favorite time of year ev...
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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!
    Ciao a Tutti, Oh. My. God.  I don't know about you out there, but I am still in a state of recovery both mentally and gastronomically.  The holidays are indeed, the most wonderful time of the year...
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Welcome Back Nonna Maria

Welcome Back Nonna Maria
      Ciao a Tutti, Pack your bags and start up your donkeys, we're heading back to the dripping mountains of Molise -- and what luck -- Nonna Maria Nibaldi just so happens to have the perfect meal fo...
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Welcome Back Nonna Caroline

Welcome Back Nonna Caroline
    Ciao a Tutti, We're Basilicata bound this week!  That's right -- we're heading back to pay a visit to the CineCitta starlette herself, Nonna Caroline! She'll be showing us how to make the Basilica...
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Cooking with Nonna Maria

Cooking with Nonna Maria
  Ciao a Tutti, Happy December everyone!  It is officially the holiday season, which means that just about the only gift you can't run out to the store and buy is time.  Since I know how valuable that...
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Welcome Back Nonna Ann Marie!

Welcome Back Nonna Ann Marie!
    Ciao a Tutti, Another Monday, another stop on our culinary train ride!  After being in sunny Basilicata, it's time to head back to Abruzzo to check in on Nonna Ann Marie and see just how much she'...
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Cooking with Nonna Caroline

Cooking with Nonna Caroline
Ciao a Tutti,   As promised, we're in sunny Basilicata!  With a crystalline Ionian coast to the front and endless swaths of mountains and hills to our back, the geographical layout of natural wonders ...
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Welcome Back Nonna Nina

Welcome Back Nonna Nina
    The standout ingredient here, of course, is the Savoy Cabbage.  Though not featured in many recipes, it serves as our eponymous ingredient that not only gives the soup its wonderful flavor, but is...
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Cooking with Nonna Ann Marie

Cooking with Nonna Ann Marie
    With the bustling north slowly shrinking in our rear window, we've decided to do some defrosting in Abruzzo.  We're in Pescara this week, a lively coastal town known the world over for its seafood...
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Cooking with Nonna Nina

Cooking with Nonna Nina
    Get your winter clothes out, everyone, because the Cooking with Nonna train is making a stop in Tuscany.  Before a trip to the inestimable wine country, and perhaps right before we head out for a ...
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Welcome Back Nonna Carmen

Welcome Back Nonna Carmen
  Because I'm a sucker for the cold weather (not really), we're going to spend another week in the snow-capped comfort of the Alps and the warm, inviting kitchens of the north.  This week transports u...
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Season Two is Here

Season Two is Here
  Welcome, everyone, to the very first webisode of Season Two!  We're thrilled to be back with new webisodes, new recipes, and most importantly, new Nonne!  To get the new season off to a proper start...
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Nonna Marisa is Back

Nonna Marisa is Back
  Ciao a Tutti! Continuing the noble tautology from last week, we're going to be re-running another very popular Cooking with Nonna webisode as we dot the I's, cross the T's, and tie up all of the oth...
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Nonna Rosalia is Back

Nonna Rosalia is Back
  Ciao a Tutti! Recycling is a wonderful thing, something that everyone should do, in fact. And it's with that tutelage in mind that we are endeavoring to do the same with this week's episode, the gra...
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Nonna Yolanda Closes the First Season

Nonna Yolanda Closes the First Season
  Ciao a Tutti! With the coming of the autumn weather, we are witness to yet another ending of the natural cycle. Since no one can improve on nature, tonight will see the closing of our very first sea...
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