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Shut Up and Mangia!, Issue #051 - Great Trattoria Recipes
March 23, 2014

“You may have the universe if I may have Italy” ― Giuseppe Verdi

An Italian trattoria is less formal than a ristorante. These beautiful family-style places serve a modest meal packed with plenty of flavor.

Here's a few recipes to get you started. I love the "Breaded Mushrooms" and the "Chicken Arrabiata". Definitely two of my favorite dishes.

Great Trattoria Recipes

Great Trattoria Recipes are some of the simplest, tastiest basic recipes you could possibly make. By using the freshest ingredients, you can master the art of trattoria-style cooking. These family owned and run restaurants in Italy are the backbone of Italian food. You feel at home in these trattorias because most of the time you are in someone’s home. .....

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Eat Like An Italian

Very proud to announce my new paperback "Eat Like an Italian" will be released around the first of April. This book will contain most of our old favorites plus many new recipes. Official release will be announced through our newsletterm "Shut Up and Mangia", and our Facebook page. Again thank you for your support. Without you we would not exist.

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Great Chicago Italian Recipes is dedicated to adding new and traditional Italian recipes for your enjoyment. The site is getting bigger and better. Don't forget the addition of “The Italian Grocer“ and the“The Great Italian Music Store“ for your convenience. Thank You for supporting this site.

Final Thoughts

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Mangia Italiano!

Take Care,

Phillip J. Speciale

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