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Brando Cucina

 
Jan. 3, 2013 9:47 am 
Updated: Jan. 4, 2013 3:22 pm
Each year my wife and I get together with a group of friends and cook for each other on New Years Eve. A great way to spend time together and ring in the new year. I mean, what better way than eating your way to midnight, right?  We usually start around 6pm and somehow seem to make it to… MORE
 
 
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Dec. 14, 2012 3:02 pm 
Updated: Dec. 15, 2012 5:02 pm
In trying to come up with a tasty and different intro for a party I was cooking for, came up with the idea for small, mini galettes with a sweet/savory tone that could be passed or set out on a tray. I settled in on two, a roasted pear with prosciutto for sugar/salt combo and roasted beets… MORE
 
 
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Nov. 9, 2012 3:37 pm 
Updated: Nov. 9, 2012 7:42 pm
Caponata, an interesting mix of vegetables offset by a taste of a sweet and a sour (agrodolce in Italian). The sweet is usually sugar and the sour a high quality red or white wine vinegar depending upon the type of caponata being made. Since my poor wife was ready to cry uncle from all the… MORE
 
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mbrando

Home Town
Toms River, New Jersey, USA
Living In
Los Gatos, California, USA

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Dec. 2010

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Not Rated

Cooking Interests
Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Mediterranean

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