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  • Why don’t Italians drink cappuccino after a meal?

    By Elana Horwich

    September 11, 2015 | 9:08 am

    Italians don’t have cappuccino after 11 o’clock in the morning and if you are ordering one after a meal, your Italian waiter is laughing at you. Or at least shaking his head.

    Coffee and milk, though a tradition in many cultures, is not actually good for digestion and the Italians...

  • Heirloom Caprese Salad [Recipe]

    By Elana Horwich

    August 7, 2013 | 9:00 am

    Everyone and their mother thinks they know how to make a caprese salad but they do not. The irony is a caprese salad is so simple that it seems impossible that it is not always made correctly and well. First and foremost, I would like to let the world know that a caprese does not...

  • Pescespada alla Mamma di Edo (Edo’s Mother’s Swordfish) [Recipe]

    By Elana Horwich

    May 13, 2013 | 9:00 am

    A word about the boy and his mom:

    American girls can’t help but fall in love with Italian men like Edo. He has long dark curls that bounce in joy when he walks, grayish blue eyes that sparkle with depth and intelligence, and a smile that loves to come out and parade itself around...

  • Back to Back Jersey Shore Tests My Love Affair With Snooki

    By Ilana Angel

    September 30, 2011 | 6:50 pm

    I missed Jersey Shore last week so I just sat through 2 hours. Two hours of Jersey Shore makes me want to kill myself.  By kill myself of course I mean I want to kill one of them.  I would never do that for real. It would only keep them on TV longer.

    I have loved these kids since we...

  • Ba Da Bing Ba Da Boom – The Real Housewives of New Jersey are Back

    By Ilana Angel

    May 17, 2011 | 11:19 am

    With the housewives of OC spending all their time slutting around, and NYC boring the crap out of us, not to mention them all scripting their unscripted shows, the ladies of New Jersey are back just in time to remind us that this used to be a great show.  The season opener is...