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Italian Sausage - Hot

Italian Sausage – Hot

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This was based on a combination of Kenji Lopez-Alt’s ‘Basic Sausage’ and ‘Hot Italian Sausage’ recipes and techniques. Method: (note that this is a two-day process, plan your time accordingly...

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Easter Frittata

Easter Frittata

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Easter frittata is a traditional dish we make each year and it is the star of Easter dinner. The recipe comes from my mom’s family in Italy and it remains...

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Easter Sweet Bread

Easter Sweet Bread

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This sweet bread recipe has always been a favorite in my family and is traditionally made each year for Easter. The recipe comes from my Zia Elsa who absolutely mastered just...

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Pastiera (rice pie)

Pastiera (rice pie)

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Pastiera is a traditional rice pie that my family makes at Easter time. Some of my favorite holiday memories are of my late aunt making this pie for me each...

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Makin' the Sausage...

Makin’ the Sausage…

Time really does fly when you’re busy. I think that’s how the saying goes (it is for us anyway). We’ve ben so busy lately, that we almost missed our one year anniversary of Big Bites Tiny Kitchen! Yes it’s been one whole year and we really hope you have enjoyed following along and reading our stories. […]

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Easter Dinner Traditions

Easter Dinner Traditions

There are plenty of options on the table at Easter time. You’ll find vegetables, meats, cheeses and traditional Easter pies, but the star of the table is the frittata! Frittata is a traditional Italian dish similar to an omelet or a quiche without the crust.  It’s a great dish to make in a pinch because […]

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Easter Sweets

Easter Sweets

I remember Easter when we were kids. Every year my family and I would take a drive north to Syracuse, NY to spend the holiday with my mom’s family. We would run around with our cousins and then eat dinner around my nonna’s dining room table which always extended well into the porch. It was […]

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A Tried and True Pasta Dish Gets a Makeover

A Tried and True Pasta Dish Gets a Makeover

Some nights you just can’t get it together at dinner time and so you end up eating the same old standby meal. We were dangerously close to that fate on a recent Friday night. It had been a long week and a long day and we were desperately behind on our grocery shopping, so the […]

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