By family recipes I refer to my mother's side, which I grew up more closely with. Ergo, Italian. I documented a bunch on the blog in the early days, and revisited a few.
  1. Sauce
    It's not gravy, it's sauce. http://bit.ly/1IVHlKp
  2. Stuffed artichokes
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    Made these today. My mother's staple for Christmas and Easter. http://bit.ly/1IV9qRV
  3. Pizzelle and cannoli
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    In my family we make cannoli shells by rolling pizzelle while still pliable from the iron. Learning how this came to be revealed some surprises. http://bit.ly/1CJFRyb
  4. Spaghetti all'aglio e olio
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    Spaghetti, olive oil, garlic. You need more? Pure comfort food. http://bit.ly/1yhCRNM
  5. Escarole soup
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    My grandfather's favorite. SHCAROL! http://bit.ly/1IVGYiS
  6. Pasta e fagioli
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  7. Chicken scallopine
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    We still don't know why what my family calls scallopine in no way resembles what the rest of the world does. http://bit.ly/1IE1oQG
  8. Giambotta
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    Actually I didn't have this growing up but my grandmother did, as I learned from her sister via hand written notes in the Sopranos cookbook. http://bit.ly/1CJH88f
  9. Rosette
    Easter time cookies aka anginetti. http://bit.ly/1aURAUM
  10. Ricotta pie
    Another Easter food. http://bit.ly/1yhBL4t
  11. Pasta alla Franca
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    Not actually a family recipe, but one that came into our life via a friend from Rome. Has been in our repertoire ever since. http://bit.ly/1aUSAby