Pasta on Sunday is a tradition enjoyed by Italians around the world. Family and friends gather together to share their traditional pasta recipes or try new ones. In order to preserve this unifying and magical tradition, The Garrubbo Guide is proud to publish our weekly features Sunday Pasta® recipe and a Sunday wine pairing. In addition to the authentic pasta recipe, we provide historical background and our accompanying wine recommendation. Buon Appetito!
Like any self-respecting Italian-American family, we will of course be eating pasta prior to the turkey this Thanksgiving. As a matter of fact, after an hour of antipasti (Italian bread, cheeses, prosciutto, olives, roasted... Read More »
My 10-year-old daughter recently asked me if it was mean to eat meat. Today's recipe really got me thinking about that question. Ribs do seem very personal, going all the way back to Adam and Eve. Be they pork or beef,... Read More »
I love the word frivolous, mainly because it is only used to insult others. Lawsuits, conversations, and people are often derided as "frivolous," but I've never met a person who applies the word to themselves. Well, I'm... Read More »
Just nuts! Crazy good! Crazy simple! Crazy easy! Crazy delicious! In any language. Just crazy! Pazzo! Meshugganah! Fou! Loco! dÚsachtach! Galen! Verrückt! 疯狂的! クレイジー! مجنون! सनकी! It's... Read More »
I am strongly opposed to eating genetically modified foods. No GMOs for my loved ones! I am willing to make an exception, however, for cauliflower. I can only hope that Monsanto gets its hands on cauliflower ASAP and then... Read More »
You know what they say: no talk of sex, politics, religion, or ragù at the dinner table. Unless, of course, you are safely among like-minded people, in which case you can rant on as freely as you'd like while making everyone... Read More »
They say that the shape of tortellini was inspired by Venus' navel, which was so beautiful that a chef in Emilia-Romagna created the pasta in its image. According to legend, he spied her belly button through the keyhole of a... Read More »