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Gabriele Corcos and Debi Mazar’s Pantry Staples for Cooking Tuscan-Style

Cooking Tuscan is all about simplicity, freshness and, ultimately, generosity. It is about working very conscientiously in the kitchen, inspired by the necessity of caring for the ones you love. Cooking is pursuing a bond with people around the kitchen table, and food is the medium by which this is achieved. “The cook” in this […]

Celebrate National Ravioli Day

At Cooking Channel, we’re celebrating National Ravioli Day with a few of our favorite carb-a-licious ravioli recipes — with a twist. Giada’s ravioli recipe throws caution to the wind — and her ravioli in the fryer! — for an unexpectedly delicious twist on the Italian classic with her Fried Ravioli Recipe (pictured above). Chuck Hughes’ […]

The Donatella Project

What’s it take to run a successful restaurant? Good food, obviously. Great customer service. An attractive space that customers want to spend time in. It’s not as easy as it sounds… Owner of ten successful restaurants throughout New York City and Miami (including namesake restaurant, Donatella in NYC) and Iron Chef America judge Donatella Arpaia gets a new gig […]

Debi and Gabriele: Back for More

It has certainly been a while since Debi and I served you up new stories, new recipes and new family adventures. We’ve missed you, too! But your patience is about to be rewarded. We’re back on Wednesday night at 10:30pm ET / 7:30pm Pacific, and we’re bringing you a whole new season full of laughs, guests, and, of […]

Octopus Is Not Quite Kosher

I am an unlikely person to share with you a delicious recipe for cooking octopus. You see—in case you missed an important detail about my culinary upbringing—I grew up in a Kosher home! My father is Jewish, and needless to say, his personality truly reflects his heritage and upbringing. A surgeon, my father Leonardo is strong, opinionated, heavy at times, […]

After Ten Years, Love Is Still Sweet

Please don’t hate me for having the most romantic husband in the world. Yeah, listen up guys! The way to a woman’s heart is through her stomach. And Gabriele gets to it every time. I can’t tell you how deliriously happy a gal can get, returning to the place where she met her true love, […]

Welcome to Tuscany!

Welcome to my home! Let me introduce you to the family… ‘Mamma’ Annalisa, who taught me to cook most of what I feed my family. ‘Nonna’ Lola, who taught my mother. ‘Babbo’ Leonardo, who one day got me in from of the fireplace and said “Ok, let’s cook dinner!” And my brother Fabio, the very […]

Make Your Own Limoncello!

Summer is just around the corner! That is, if you think in brewing terms. You see, this is the time to start thinking about preparing a delicious batch of Limoncello that will be ready in time for summer. Limoncello is probably the first hard alcohol I ever tried in my life, and my grandfather is the one responsible for […]

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