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Pastosa Pizza

Pastosa Pizza

Yum…. After a rainy afternoon touring Staten Island pizza spots, Frank introduced me to his favorite specialty Italian food store, Pastosa’s Ravioli—a third generation owned family business. Starting out 40 years ago in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, Anthony G. Ajello saw the gap in the market for ravioli made with high quality cheeses and other ingredients. Now the family has 11 stores across the tri-state area selling olives, sauces, smoked meats, cheeses as well as other Italian imports.

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Whole Wheat Pasta

Home Made Whole Wheat Pasta

Usually Sunday dinner for Italians consists of so much food you can’t leave the table and escape your family. While it’s not as intense in our kitchen, we do share the need to eat tons of pasta. Looking to finally put Cheryl’s pasta maker to good use, we decided to make some whole wheat pasta and some marinara sauce for dinner.
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