Chuck Sillari

Chuck is a former real estate lawyer who decided making awesome food was much more fun than pushing paper.

30-Minute Pasta e Fagioli

When we’re not eating pizza, a warm bowl of soup is a nice treat, especially during the harsh Boston winters. Every now and then we serve a delicious Pasta e Fagioli. It’s hearty, filling, and quite tasty. Today we’re sharing a recipe from one of our favorite chefs, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt. It’ll only take you …

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10 Traditional Italian Sauces

Feelin’ saucy? Good. Today we’re breaking down some traditional Italian sauces. The good ones of course. Ya know, ones you’ll find all over the Mortadella Head menu… We’ll start with the basics, then work our way down to the more robust of sauces. (will need help ordering these)   MARINARA – We’ve said it , …

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Cicchetti: What exactly is it and how the heck do you pronounce it?

Cicchetti. Say what? Here’s how: chee-KET-tee. Cicchetti. Say it again. There ya go. But what is it? CICCHETTI are little snacks served in hole-of the-wall restaurants in Venice. They usually include tiny sandwiches, hard-boiled eggs, olives, and small servings of seafood and meat. Similar to Spanish tapas, cicchetti can be made into a full meal …

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