Italian Pastry Cream
03.18.15 in Recipes
How to make Italian Pastry Cream Few recipes are as fool proof as Italian Pastry Cream. The yolk-based custard is decadent and smooth but oh so fast and easy to make! Italian kids learn how to make it early on if their moms like baking. Mine is a GREAT baker and my classmates from school in Salerno still recall the amazing cakes she would bake for my birthday parties. https://youtu.be/-Fg37TEhmd4 Being an only child can be lonely and that is why my mom always wanted to have the house filled with people. Every occasion was a good one to celebrate. Aside from the religious holidays we Read More »
Chicken Pot Pie
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Quick & Easy Chicken Pot Pie Video Recipe Remember when I used to post video recipes on youtube? It was so long ago, right? I have a bit to explain: becoming a mom and going back to my full time job took a

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Comfort Food to Fight Cabin Fever
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Comfort Food to Fight Cabin Fever I've had enough of this winter, people! I have been snowed in, fell on the ice in the middle of the street, almost got bronchitis and have a rare case of dry skin. Can you

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Upspeak  - Are you asking me
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Upspeak…Are You Asking Me or Telling Me? What happened to the simple declarative sentence?  This is a legitimate question and therefore, it is appropriate and acceptable for my voice to rise at the end of this utterance.  However, the tendency to make

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We Want You to Save Neapolitan Pizza
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We want YOU to save Neapolitan Pizza There are few things that identify Italy more than pizza. If you think this is just a stereotype, think again.  Most people dream about visiting Italy just for the food and if you ask them

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Betony NYC Restoreview
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RestoReview: Betony During Identita' Golose 2014, I had the pleasure to meet Bryce Shuman, the Executive Chef at Betony.  Chef Bryce's demo with Lucianone Monosilio was one of the most fun to moderate: the food was great

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Gluten Free Pizza New York
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The Art of Gluten Free Pizza If I had to name the one thing from Italy I don't miss at all, that would be Neapolitan pizza. I can hear you all GASP in disbelief from the screen. No, I haven't lost

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Happy Thanksgiving 2014
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Happy Thanksgiving 2014! It's Turkey Day! It will be the First for Baby Lemonade and for Nonna, the second in the new kitchen. Since I moved to NY 10 years ago, Thanksgiving has quickly become my holiday too,

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Serena @ Identita' Golose NYC
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Serena at Identita’ Golose NYC 2014 It's no mystery I am a big fan of Identita' Golose, the first Italian food festival worldwide featuring the best Italian chefs in and out of Italy. In the past few years, I have covered

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