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SLOW COOKER SECRETS Online Cooking Classes

Learn Slow Cooker Secrets on

Do you want to learn the secrets of successful slow cooking?  Are you looking for a new slow cooker, but don't know which one to buy?  Would you like to surprise your family with some exciting new dishes instead of the same old chili or stew?  Then my new Online Classes available at are for you! ...

March 5, 2015   No Comments

An Italian Chef’s Pea Soup

Pisellata alla Macerata

A cold night.  Got home late.  I'm hungry and there is nothing much in the refrigerator.  Check the freezer.  Frozen peas, some chopped pancetta, bread.  Yes, I have an onion and some garlic.   Perfect!  We'll have a great dinner. Pisellata is a simple soup from the Marche region of Italy.  I came across the recipe in ...

January 29, 2015   No Comments

Broken Dishes, Red Underwear and Lentils

Lentil Soup from "The Italian Slow Cooker

Every country has its favorite customs to celebrate the New Year, including Italy.   In some places, old clothes, cracked dishes and even broken furniture are tossed out the window at the stroke of twelve to symbolize clearing out the the old year and making way for the new.  Anyone in Naples or Rome on New ...

December 28, 2014   No Comments

    • Michele Scicolone