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A Carino Thanksgiving

by Chef Johnny Carino

Johnnie Carino is the noted TV Host of Lifestyle Cooking with Chef Johnny Carino on liveo.com (coming soon) and owner Chef Johnny Carino Innovations a Dallas based restaurant consulting firm. He has offered to give a little Turkey Day advice to the craveDFW readers for those still needing a bit of help. Thank you, Johnny.

As a kid, being Italian, our dinner was turkey, ham, prime rib, lasagna or stuffed shells. My grandmother lived to 99 and made awesome stuffed shells I can still taste them from the basement of her Brooklyn home and my home that I was born in. The Italian stuffing, Brussels sprouts with pancetta and the pancetta oil, salad and Italian cookies, rum baba and cannolis. Yes we even had pumpkin pies, but if you have ever had Brooklyn pastries you don’t eat the pie. And oh yea, great Italian Bread.   Continue reading

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