ITALIAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH – October

Benvenuti! (Welcome!) Italian-American Heritage Month is an annual designation observed in October. During this time, we celebrate the Italian-American culture, and spread the word about the traditions that come with it. Italian-Americans have made many contributions to the U.S., especially in art, humanities, and sciences. In 1880, Italians began migrating to the U.S. to flee …
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NATIONAL PANINI MONTH – August

National Panini Month is the perfect time to celebrate the hot, melty sandwich on a beautiful August day. Panini is derived from Italian origin and is basically a grilled sandwich made with non-sliced bread. National Panini Month is an opportunity to break the regular old sandwich habit and panini away! A precursor of panini appeared …
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NATIONAL SANDWICH MONTH – August

August is National Sandwich Month. The basic concept of the sandwich long predates the Earl of Sandwich, the real-life 18th-century aristocrat who reportedly loved them, and gave them their modern name. The ancient Jewish sage Hillel the Elder is said to have wrapped lamb-meat and bitter herbs between two pieces of matzoh (unleavened bread) during Passover. Early …
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NATIONAL CARBONARA DAY – April 6

On April 6th, enjoy the flavors of Italy and celebrate National Carbonara Day! If you love Italian food, pasta or just enjoy cooking, this food holiday challenges you to put your best recipe to the test. Purists turn up their noses at bacon, and others debate cheeses. However, adding the right amount of seasoning, the …
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NATIONAL FETTUCCINE ALFREDO DAY

On February 7th, National Fettuccine Alfredo Day celebrates one of the world’s favorite ways to enjoy a plate of fettuccine.  Fettuccine alfredo enjoys a history as rich as its flavor. Created in 1908, fettuccine was made out of love and concern by an Italian restauranteur. Alfredo di Lelio’s concern for his pregnant wife’s lack of …
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Jen’s Fettuccini Alfredo Caprese

Ingredients 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts1 – 16 oz box fettuccine noodles or zoodles for lower carb ( I make this the only carbs I eat in a day)1 – 10 oz pkg fresh spinach4 Tbsp butter3 Tbsp Flour1 pint heavy cream1 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese1/2 cup mozzarella cheese1/4 cup white wine1 pint …
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