The Feast of Seven Fishes traditionally involves any assortment of shellfish, finned fish, crustaceans, and bi-valves. Held every year on Christmas Eve, no land-based meats are served on this night.
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The Feast of Seven Fishes

The tradition of the Feast of Seven Fishes is simple – it is a grand meal that contains no land animals, so it is actually…

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North Atlantic skate sauteed as a bruschetta with tomatoes and capers.
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Skate Bruschetta with Capers and Tomatoes

Skate Bruschetta is an easy to make delicacy, which is crafted from the plentiful North Atlantic Skate. This fish can be found anywhere along the…

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Lobster tails in a sherry cream sauce over fettuccine
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Lobster Tails in Sherry Cream Sauce over Fettuccine

Shellfish has always played a big part in our family’s culinary heritage – my Neapolitan Maternal Grandmother passed down amazing recipes to my Mother and…

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Kneading pasta dough by hand.
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How to make Pasta Dough by hand

Most pasta dough is usually made from combinations of flour, eggs and water. There are dozens, if not hundreds, of variations on the flour-egg-water ratio…

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Escarole Pie is an Easy-to-make Rustic Peasant Dish
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Escarole Pie Recipe – Traditional and Rustic Meal

Like most of the edible greens, Escarole is a dark leafy nutritional powerhouse that can be prepared in so many variations – you may have…

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