Thursday, September 10, 2020

Italian Style Big Mac Recipe





BIG MAC ITALIAN STYLE



BIG MAC ITALIAN STYLE !

RECIPE 

INGREDIENTS for 4 DUDE BURGERS: 

1 ¼ pound Fresh Good Quality Ground Beef (15-20% fat)
Salt and Black Pepper
4 slices Fresh Mozzarella Cheese (whatever thickness you like)                                8 very thins slices Prosciutto di Parma
4 Hamburger Buns (toasted)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil Ketchup (Heinz is the Best)
A  jar of Best Quality Roast Peppers
4 pieces crisp fresh Boston Lettuce
Imported Italian olive Oil
1 teaspoon dry Oregano


Divide the Ground Beef into 4 equal parts. 
Shape Beef into Patties about ½ inch thick.

Heat a frying pan (Skillet) over medium heat for 3 minutes. 
Add oil, and heat 15 seconds. 

Turn flame up to high. Add raw beef patties. 

Cook 2 minutes. Season burgers with Salt and Pepper, turn the heat down to medium, cook for two minutes more.

Turn heat back up to high. Turn burgers over to other side. 

Season the cooked side of the burger with a little salt and pepper.

Cook for two minutes until Burgers are just below medium well.

For MEDIUM RARE BURGERS, cook 1 minute less on each side.

Once the Burgers are finished cooking, place the bottoms of 4 Burger Buns on 4 separate plates. Add a slice of lettuce on top of each bun. Place a roast pepper over the lettuce.  
Sprinkle Salt, Black Pepper, Oregano, and a little Olive Oil over the Roast Peppers. 

Place a cooked Burger on top of peppers.

Place two slices of Prosciutto over each Burger.  

Place a slice of Mozzarella over the Prosciutto and sprinkle with salt, Black Pepper, and a tiny bit of Olive Oil. 

Place the top of each Bun on top and serve.

Buon Apettito !







FAVORITE ITALIAN DISHES

And SECRET RECIPES 

SOUPS - PASTA - ANTIPASTI

The BEST CREAMY ITALIAN DRESSING EVER

GINO'S SECRET PASTA SAUCE

And Much More ...










Monday, September 7, 2020

Marlon Brando Talks Godfather Buffalino





Marlon Brando 

As DON VITO CORLEONE

In FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA 'S

The GODFATHER






Brando talks about the making of the GODFATJER

He says he was so Drunk, he MOONED everybody
during The Wedding scene.





BRANDO Talks The GODFATHER

And Meeting JOE COLUMBO

And Mr. BUFFILINO






Don Vito Corleone

Marlon Brando





SUNDAY SAUCE





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Great Italian-American Singers - Sinatra Jerry Valle Dino





FRANK SINATRA





FRANK SINATRA

"MY WAY" 







FRANK and DINO


Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra

A Typical Night Out in Vegas








DINO


"An EVENING in ROMA"

Dean Martin


aka DINO PAUL CROCETTI








Tony Bennett


A STRANGER in PARADISE


aka ANTONY BENEDETTO

From ASTORIA , QUEENS


NEW YORK NY






SUNDAY SAUCE

alla SINATRA










AL DI LA

Jerry Vale








"ANGELINA"

Louis Prima


"I EAT ANTIPASTO TWICE , Just because SHE is SO NICE. ANGELINA"

"ANGELINA the Waitress at The PIZZERIA"

"I EAT ZUPE and MINESTRONE , just to Be with HER ALONE"

"ANGELINA the WAITRESS at The PIZZERIA'

"PASTA FAGIOLI, I ADORE YOU"


"MY CARA MIA"

"I WILL JOIN in MATRIMONY with The GIRL Who Serves SPUMONI"


"And ANGELINA Will Be MINE"







Mario Lanza


O SOLE MIO





The FEAST of The 7 FISH

ITALIAN CHRISTMAS







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Friday, August 28, 2020

You Know You are Italian When









YOU KNOW YOU'RE ITALIAN WHEN

1.   You have 20 1st Cousins

2.   You Talk with your Hands

3.   You are Proud of your Italian Heritage

4.   Your Nonna has plastic on her Furniture to keep it nice

5.   Sfinci, Arancini, Pignolata, Cuccidiati, Cucuzza

6.   Your Nonno has a Fig Tree

7.   You Celebrate Christmas on the 24th, not 25th

8.   Gifts come in Envelopes, not Boxes 







BESTSELING ITALIAN COOKBOOKS






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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Micahel Corleone Kills Sollozzo at Louis Italian Restaurant













LOUIS ITALIAN AMERICAN RESTAURANT



BRONX, NEW YORK





INSIDE LOUIS ITALIAN AMERICAN RESTAURANT

BRONX, NY





LOUIS

ITALIAN AMERICAN RESTAURANT

3531 White Plains Avenue

BRONX , N.Y.





The WINE LIST

At LOUIS ITALIAN & AMERICAN RESTAURANT

Where MICHAEL CORLEONE (AL Pacino)

Shot SOLLOZZO & CAPTAIN McCLUSKEY

In The GODFATHER













The SOLLOZZO Scene

The GODFATHER

MICHAEL CORLEONE meets with VIRGIL SOLLOZZO

NYPD Captain McCluskey is Sollozzo's Bodyguard





SOLLOZZO Chats with Michael






MICHAEL KILLS SOLLOZZO & McCLUSKEY






COOKING SICILIAN






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Eating Italian During Depression - Hotdogs w/ Potatoes





SPAGHETTI

.25 Cents






CLARA SHOWS HER DEPRESSION DAY MEALLS

"LOTS of POTATOES" she says ..





FAVORITE ITALIAN DISHES

And SECRET RECIPES 







HOMEMADE PIZZA

alla CLARA






Cooking with Cousin Tony


MACCHERONI with RAGU BOLOGNESE


RECIPE for The WORLDS BEST RAGU BOLOGNESE


For those of you who don't know, "I make a Dam Good Bolognese!" Well, a lot more than good, it's awesome, "One of the Best you'll ever have." Yes I'm quite famous for my awesome Bolognese Sauce. That's the reason they call me "Danny Bolgonese." The name is Danny, and there's no question I'm a King of Bolognese. Some have said I make the best in the country. Yes the Journal of Italian Food Wine & Travel wrote in a 5 page feature article on me  ( (Daniel Bellino Zwicke) , that I made the best Ragu Bolognese in American. Many would agree. I sort of do. Well if not the best, one of the best anyway. I haven't really tasted any better, and I've tried quite a lot. Some are dam good, others not.

Anyway, all of my cousins absolutely adore my Bolognese. They crave it, it's dam good. My cousins Joe and Alexander Macari and there 4 children Joey, Gabriella, Eddie, and Tommy all love it. My nephews Chad, Marcus, and Jason love it, as does there dad, my brother Michael and his wife Eilleen. My sister Barbara and brother Jimmy love it too. Everyone does. Everyone who's lucky enough to taste it. Some of my cousins make it. I've showed them, but none can get it quite like mine, and that's why when I went down to visit my cousin Tony and his wife Debbie down in Florida, one thing I just had to do, was make a big batch of my Bolognese .  I had to cook a Steak for Debbie, and I made a Badass Batch of Amatriciana too. "Dam it was good!" 

Yes, I went down to West Palm Beach to hang out with cousin Tony and Debbie for a few days. Half the time I was down there, we went out for cocktails and a couple places to eat too, but 3 of dinners, I cooked. We drank great wine and had a good time eating Pasta Bolognese and my Badass Rigiatoni Amatriciana. Yes it was good. This is what we do, and we had some good times doing it. There's nothing like making good food at home folks, so do make sure you do.

Well, that's it for now. If you want to make some Bolognese or Amatricana Sauce , please do. If you have your own recipes, make them. If you don't, click these links for the recipes.

So "Happy Eating" e Mangia Bene, and always eat well.




An AMAZING BOTTLE of ITALIAN WINE

CASTELLO di NEIVE - BARBARESCO Santa Stefano Reserva 2007

From my Good Friend Italo Stupino

"The WORLDS BEST BARBARESCO"

Definately BETTER Than Anything by ANGELO GAJA, whose wines are an
absolute RIP-OFF !!! "Seriously" !


 
 
Me & Cousin Tony (R)
with his Wife Debbie in The Middle
Hanging on The Rooftop of The BEN HOTEL
West Palm Beach, Florida


The WORLD'S BEST PASTA AMATRICIANA !!!




RIGATONI AMATRICIANA

"I made this the night before. Absolutely Perfect!"

LOVE IT !


TONY & DEBBIE LOVED IT as WELL





The WORLD'S BEST BOLOGNESE !!!!


SERIOUSLY !!!


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