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Chef Bruno’s recipe for Peasant Pasta Soup

Hello, dear readers! By now many of you have probably heard that I decided to do freelance work in the restaurant business. But don’t worry, I’m still going to share recipes with my readers in every issue of PMQ! I’ll also be spending some time in Europe and will … More

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Recipe: Peach Gorgonzola Chicken Pizza

Hello, my readers! I’ve taken a break from my usual routine and gotten back to making real pizza and standing in front of the pizza counter for one of my clients. This pizza is a sweet and savory combo that’s not only delicious, but also unique and a healthier … More

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Recipe: Chicken Marsala

Hello, my readers! Today I’m going to teach you how to prepare a simple but classic dish, Chicken Marsala. It’s quite delicious, and you can make it in no time at all. Marsala wine is one of the key ingredients; it’s a rich Sicilian wine that’s fortified with brandy … More

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Spaghetti With Vodka and Caviar

Hello, my readers! Today I’m going to introduce you to a new pasta dish made with caviar. Many restaurants don’t feature dishes like this on their menus because they don’t believe it’s cost-effective. Yes, caviar is expensive, but there are many types of caviar to choose from. Shop around, … More

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Fettucine with Ham and Cream

Hello to all my friends and readers! I’ve really enjoyed seeing so many of you at recent restaurant industry trade shows. I hope everyone has been having a good time and learning something, especially about all the new high-tech cooking equipment. The industry is changing quickly, and you must … More

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Onion and Bacon Linguine

I recently attended the North American Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) Show in Orlando, Florida. It was a very successful and busy show. Once I returned to my office, I had to catch up on a lot of work and take many phone calls—but, between calls, I kept thinking about … More

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Housemade Pretzels

Hello, my readers! Today I’m going to teach you how to make pretzels the right way. My family and I rang in the new year with these pretzels, and they were delicious. They’re very easy to prepare and will make a great signature side item that you can add … More

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Stuffed Mussels

Hello, my readers! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday! Another year has gone by, and a new president is moving into the White House. With all of the change going on in the world, your pizzeria should always be a safe, comfortable haven for your customers. And it … More

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Pizza With Fresh Vegetables

Hello, my readers! My wife asks me, “Why is there always so much meat and no vegetables on our pizza?” So we decided a veggie pizza would be a nice change of pace. She and I went to the supermarket together and picked out some vegetables—zucchini, asparagus, broccoli and … More

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Pear and Fennel Salad with Walnuts

Hello, my friends! I’ve got a real treat for you today, especially if you like fennel. Fennel is a key ingredient in so many recipes, particularly in Italian and Greek cuisine. It has a distinctive licorice-like flavor, and it’s said to offer many health benefits, too. In fact, this … More

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Anisette Biscotti

Hello, my friends! We will do something different this month, and you are going to thank me for it. If you want to create a true Italian experience for your customers, there are some items you simply must have on your menu. I’m going to tell you about one … More

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Broiled Shrimp and Herbs

Happy September, dear readers! I hope everyone has been having a great summer—it’s been a hot one! As we all know, the pizza business slows down in the hot months, unless you have a beach-town location. But with summer gradually easing into fall, it’s time to venture outside again … More