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"Not So Secret" Family Recipes   

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- Soup -  

       Andy & Jill Fusia’s Tortellini-Basil Soup

Megan Fusia Wentland’s Favorite Tortilla Soup

Tom Fusia’s Calabrese Pasta Fasuole  (Pasta e Fagioli)

Janet & Joe Fusia's Beans & Greens


-  Salads  -

Christina Fusca Boova’s Marinated Tomatoes & Basil Salad

Pat Fusia’s Artichoke Salad


-  Antipasti & Appetizers  -


Marion Fusca Orazi’s Christmas Eggplant Spread  

Michelle Orazis Hot Crabmeat Appetizer

Michelle Orazis Famous Guacamole Dip

Nicola Fusca's Roasted Peppers


-  Pasta & Sauces  -

    Josephine Fusia’s Pasta with Puttanesca sauce  

Brittany Fusia's Orecchiette with Chicken & Artichokes

Andy & Jill Fusia’s Asparagus Fettuccine Toss  

Marion Fusca Orazi’s White Lasagna  

Michelle Orazi’s Quattro Formaggi Pasta  

Tom Fusia's Roasted Tomato Sauce

Uncooked Tomato Sauce

Tom Fusia's Butternut Squash Lasagne with Sausage

Lemon Spaghetti

How to Make Hand-made Pasta with eggs

How to Make Hand-made pasta without eggs

Aglio & Olio with hot peppers and anchovies

Bruno Fusca's Spaghetti with Mustard Greens  

Pasta with Shrimp and Artichoke Hearts

Anna DiSandro's Lagane with Ceci Beans

Fusilli Longhi alla Rustica 

Elisabetta Francalanza's Puttanesca  

Lorenzo DiPalma's Rigatoni with Zucchini and Ricotta



-  Vegetables  -

Christina Fusca Boovas Ratatouille    

Megan Fusia Wentland’s Serious Beans

Marion Fusca Orazi’s Italian Stuffing  

Mariangela Pelaja's Stuffed Artichokes

 Fennel with Parmigiano Cheese  

Ciambotta-Southern Italian Vegetable Stew

New Years Day Lentils  

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables

Home-Made "Sun" Dried Tomatoes

Lisa's Stuffed Artichokes

Grilled Asparagus 

Green Beans with Garlic



 - Eggplant  -

Eggplant Calabrese


Eggplant Caponata with Pasta

Grilled Eggplant and Mozzarella

Mauro's Eggplant Parmigiano

Pasta with Eggplant, Roasted Peppers and Feta

Eggplant rolls filled with basil and cheese

Melanzane alla Palermitana - Eggplants Palermo-style  

Eggplant, Tomato and Mozzarella Sandwich - Panino al Parmigiano

Spaghetti and Eggplant

Stuffed Eggplant


-  Meat  -

Easter Herb-Encrusted Roast Leg of Lamb

Bunny Ortale’s Easy & Delicious Pork Roast  


Homemade Italian Sausage

Brasciole Marianna

Michael Chiarello's Forever Roast Pork

Catarina Donato's Rosemary Roast Chicken 

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

The Best Veal Chop you'll ever eat!


-  Seafood  -

Megan Fusia Wentland ‘s  Hampton Crab Imperial

Megan Fusia Wentland ‘s Scallops Palermo

Giuseppe Fusca's Baccala' alla Calabrese

Mussels in White Wine

Baked Whole Fish with Lemon, Garlic and Herbs

Bruno DiNardo's Shrimp Fra Diavolo

Swordfish with Olives, Capers and Sun Dried Tomatoes


      -  Deserts & Sweets  -

Christina Fusca Boova's One Move Italian Biscotti

Katie Fusia McParlanes  Death By Chocolate

Megan Fusia Wentland’s Chocolate Zucchini Brownies  

Bunny Ortales Best Tiramisu (no raw eggs)

Elisabetta Francalanza's Stuffed Figs

Calabrese Ricotta Pie

Paolo Fusca's Limoncello


- Bread -


Rustic Italian Bread

Flat Bread - Focaccia

Pizza - Pitta