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  • Poster for the Italian Film & Culture Festival 2015
    Delightful Doc on Marionettes is part of the Opening Gala of Italian Film Fest
    The 8th New Mexico Italian Film and Culture Festival returns, running from February 8-15 in Albuquerque and February 5-7 in Santa Fe. This wonderful event celebrates Italian film, food, dance, art and music. The best of food and wine is available...
  • Francesca's Restaurant Group Offers "Take Me To Tuscany" Getaway
    Francesca's Restaurant Group Offers "Take Me To Tuscany" Getaway
    Restaurateur and Founder Scott Harris thanks guests with a chance to win a week in Tuscany’s wine countryFrancesca’s Restaurant Group has announced the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the inspiration behind the family of...
  • easy simple tiramisu recipe
    A tiramisu recipe that makes you realize how easy it is to make tiramisu
    The top two Italian desserts are without a doubt cannoli and tiramisu, and I just perfected a recipe to make the latter in a quick and easy way. It turns out that this elegant, luscious dessert is quite simple to throw together, although the...
  • Garlic bread fresh from the oven
    Garlic bread, fresh and homemade
    With all the cold weather much of the nation has been endured in recent weeks, many people have been enjoying foods that are hot and satisfying. One of the most popular foods for cold weather is Italian food, such as spaghetti and lasagna. And...
  • Light lasagna
    Healthy living: Healthy lasagna recipe
    This recipe was sooo easy to make! The uncooked noodles are layered in and then the pan is covered and baked for an hour.We loved the DeLallo brand pasta sauce used here! No additional seasonings were needed, and most importantly, the sauce has no...
  • Verona's
    Verona’s Italian Restaurant
    If you live in Tucson Arizona, you know there are many local businesses that serve wonderful Italian food. There are some great spots that serve elegant Italian food. If you're looking for a place that is in-between casual and elegance, then...
  • Tix now available for 8th Italian Film and Culture Festival in ABQ and Santa Fe
    Tix now available for 8th Italian Film and Culture Festival in ABQ and Santa Fe
    In a little more than a month, the 8th New Mexico Italian Film and Culture Festival returns to Albuquerque and Santa Fe. It runs from February 8-15 in Albuquerque and February 5-7 in Santa Fe.This festival is a marvelous event that celebrates...
  • National Spaghetti Day
    Celebrate National Spaghetti Day at Francesca's Restaurants
    Oodles of noodles take over Francesca’s Restaurants on Sunday, January 4 with a special menu of $4 spaghetti dishesWHAT:Francesca’s Restaurants, the Italian trattoria-style family of restaurants founded by restaurateur Scott Harris,...
  • Feast of the Seven Fishes array of seafood
    Where to celebrate Christmas Eve’s Feast of the Seven Fishes around Baltimore
    The Feast which initially was a partial fast on Christmas eve (La Vigilia) during which no meat should be served has expanded into the Feast of the Seven Fishes or more. As Mario Batali chef and expert on Italian cuisine explains, “But in...
  • Angelo Ferrara
    Long Island man says town fired him because he’s Italian
    A Long Island man booted from his job as a deputy finance commissioner for the Town of North Hempstead announced Wednesday that he is preparing to sue the municipality because, he says, he was fired for being Italian.Angelo Ferrara, 66, has filed...
  • Fresh clams are on the menu at Mama D's
    Mama D's in Newport Beach serves exceptional Italian food in a family atomsphere
    Going out for Italian food is always an adventure. Part of the adventure is separating the average from the exceptional, with the problem being there are so many average Italian restaurants it seems to always be an “I guess we'll go for...
  • Gnocchi Florentine
    Vegetarian cookbook: Gnocchi florentine recipe
    I created this delicious and quick recipe on the fly. We had purchased the potato gnocchi at a wonderful market in Battle Creek (Horrock's Market) and I knew I wanted an Alfredo type sauce on it. This is what I created.The only change I would...
  • Think biscotti for your holiday baking
    Think biscotti for your holiday baking.
    For a number of years I used to make fudge for the holidays, not cookies. The problem with that was I would eat half the fudge before I got to give it out as gifts. That is not to say that I don’t eat the biscotti that I’ve been baking...
  • Biscotti in a mug
    Holiday cookies: cookie exchange
    For a number of years I used to make fudge for the holidays, not cookies. The problem with that was I would eat half the fudge before I got to give it out as gifts. That is not to say that I don’t eat the biscotti that I’ve been baking...
  • A hot pasta dish for when the temperatures fall
    A hot pasta dish for when the temperatures fall
    If you've been watching the weather reports this week, you may have heard that we're to get a blast of frigid air by the end of this week! In some parts of the country, it's already been snowing! Though here in the Carolinas we've...