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Why Our Italian Kitchen Cooks Passover Seder Meals

ITALIAN OR JEWISH… The Kitchen is where My family’s culture comes together. I get asked all the time “Why does Maria’s Italian Kitchen prepare Passover meals?” and many are surprised by my answer. It is because I celebrate Passover! I was raised by an Italian Catholic mother, I married a Jewish man, and my son […]

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History of Valentines Day

Did you know that St. Valentine was Italian? St. Valentine was a Christian martyr who lived in the third century A.D. His basilica stood just opposite the gate of the Holy City; the gate itself was called after St. Valentine, before it became known as the Gate of the People. It was in Rome during […]

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