Chicken With No Tomatoes

This is a meal that comes directly from our father’s memory. His mother made this hearty and...

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Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Mediterranean Chopped Salad

To maintain a healthy Mediterranean diet, you need to eat lots of fresh, seasonal vegetables, healthy fats like extra virgin olive oil, and whole grains. This Mediterranean chopped salad combines all of those ingredients into one colorful, delicious salad. This salad...

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Strega Soup a.k.a. Garlic Broth

Strega Soup a.k.a. Garlic Broth

It’s the time of year when the cold and flu bug goes flying around the universe. Combat the evil spirits by making my recipe for Strega Soup, also known as Garlic Broth. It’s perfect to help sickies feel better or to strengthen you against cold and flu germs. I named...

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Sweet Hot Cherry Pepper Relish

Sweet Hot Cherry Pepper Relish

We love cherry peppers. They are great to add to sandwiches, in egg dishes, and to sprinkle on nachos. Cherry peppers can be found in the supermarket jarred in vinegar. This recipe for Sweet Hot Cherry Pepper Relish calls for fresh peppers. You can usually find them...

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Chicken With No Tomatoes

Chicken With No Tomatoes

This is a meal that comes directly from our father’s memory. His mother made this hearty and tasty dinner when he was a kid and he always remembered it fondly. Because our father grew up eating Italian food every day, he always appreciated a meal that wasn’t made of...

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

As the season's change, the fruits and vegetables that become available change according to what our bodies need at that time of year. At the farm markets in autumn, we're seeing pumpkins, butternut squash, acorn squash, spaghetti squash, and all kinds of gourds you...

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The Pizza Sandwich

The Pizza Sandwich

If you love pizza as much as we do, you’ll love this recipe for a pizza sandwich.  We sold many of these in our sandwich shop growing up. Our Dad priced a small pizza sandwich with a bag of chips and a soda at $1.00. Of course, this was back in the 1970s. School kids...

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Desserts

Chocolate Brownies Full of Love

Chocolate Brownies Full of Love

We love chocolate. And we love brownies. We made these chocolate brownies using a heart-shaped mold to show our love.Now you may be thinking how are chocolate brownies on the Mediterranean diet? Well, that's part of the reason we call this website "Mostly"...

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Rustic Peach Pie – A Summer Favorite

Rustic Peach Pie – A Summer Favorite

Southern New Jersey is known for its delicious peaches. This year has been a particularly brilliant crop. The weather has been perfect, and the peaches are simply delectable. You can buy them by the peck, half-peck, or individually at the local farm...

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Lifestyle

Mediterranean Diet Pyramid

Mediterranean Diet Pyramid

The Mediterranean diet pyramid, as you can see in the picture above, puts emphasis on vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, nuts, herbs, spices, and healthy fats, especially extra virgin olive oil. These foods should be consumed every day.A traditional...

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The Mediterranean diet is all about gorgeous, seasonal food shared with family and friends. As Federico Fellini once said, “Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” So come join us for a little magic and lots of pasta.

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