• Lamb Shank and grape leaves, as served at the Greek Food Festival, Oakmont, PA.

    Oakmont Greek Food Festival This Weekend – June 27-29th

    One event that I never miss is the annual Greek Food Festival in Oakmont, PA. This is a wonderful event. It takes place every year the last week of June.  The festival is held at the Greek Orthodox church in Oakmont, PA, on Washington Ave.  […]

  • You will be surprised to see how easy it is to roast coffee at home.

    How to Roast Coffee at Home

    In the Triplo G Italian Kitchen, we are always looking to have a little fun.  I’m not sure why, but it always irritates me when we buy fresh roasted coffee beans.  Why are these so expensive?  Now, I’ll be the first to admit, we are […]

  • Fresh fish, served at the Hotel Brasilito, Brasilito, Costa Rica.

    Photo Worthy Food – Costa Rica Food Review

    Unfortunately, we had to cancel our trip to Thailand due to political unrest.  However, we were able to put together a last-minute trip to Costa Rica.  Now, I’m not usually a big fan of all-inclusive Hotels, but it’s been really cold here this winter and […]

  • Teriyaki Glazed Spearfish

    Teriyaki Glazed Spearfish

    We were browsing around McGinnis Sisters last evening.   That was when fellow Triplo G chef, Geri, asked the man behind the counter.  “So, what’s good today?”  The man said, “We just got some Spearfish in, and it’s amazing.”  I was a little surprised.  I had […]

  • Panera Bread Turkey Chili, copycat recipe.

    Panera Bread Turkey Chili Copycat Recipe

    You gotta love the Panera Bread Turkey Chili.  It is just bursting with flavor and low in calories.  After eating this last month at Panera Bread for the first time, I rushed to the grocery store in an attempt to duplicate the recipe.  The result […]

  • Kyocera Ceramic Knife Set, Black Blades.  Photo courtesy of Amazon.

    What’s the Best Knife? Ceramic vs Stainless Steel Knives, Part 2

     What’s the Best Knife?  Ceramic vs Stainless Steel Knives, Part 1 When we wrote our first article on the comparisons between ceramic and stainless steel knives, we had no idea how popular this post was going to become.  This article is by far the most popular […]

  • Osso Buco, an easy Italian favorite.

    Easy Osso Buco

    Osso Buco, if you ever had it, I’m sure you loved it.  When I told people that I was making this classic Italian dish for Christmas day, I mostly got this response:  Osso what?  Most people have no clue what this meal actually is.  Very […]

  • Fresh fish, healthy and tasty in 15 minutes.

    The Top 5 Recipes of 2013

    One of the great things about running this website is that we get to see all of the statistics.  It’s always enjoyable to see what the viewers are browsing on the website.  It was a great year for the website as the viewership has continued […]

  • Olive Oil, a staple of Italian cooking.

    Cooking Quick Tip – The Complete Olive Oil Guide

    Olive Oil, it’s a total necessity for every Italian Kitchen (or every kitchen for that matter).  But one problem exists: there are so many different types.  It can be very confusing for someone who doesn’t know the differences.  Well that’s where The Triplo G Italian […]

  • Homemade Caffe Macchiato, as prepared in our home, The Triplo G Italian Kitchen.

    Photo Worthy Food – Caffe Macchiato

    Since we got the new espresso machine, boy oh boy, have we ever been having fun.  Today we made Caffe Macchiato.  What is a Caffe Macchiato you ask?  Well, we will tell you what the Italian version is, not the Starbucks version.  (Now, I am really […]

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by / on March 16, 2014 at 10:08 am / in How To

Cooking Quick Tip – Soy Milk Pudding Failure

Even a seasoned cook can have a failure from time to time.  In fact, just the other day we were craving some pudding.  We have recently switched the majority of our milk consumption to soy milk.  It never occurred to us that this would turn […]

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by / on January 14, 2014 at 1:22 pm / in Photo Worthy Food

Photo Worthy Food – The New Panera Bread Turkey Chili

Update: Panera Bread Copycat Recipe now available. I stopped by Panera Bread the other day for lunch.  It’s my go to place for when I want to have a low-calorie lunch.  I tried something new for a change.  The Turkey Chili sounded pretty appetizing to […]

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by / on January 2, 2014 at 7:34 pm / in Beverages, Kitchen Neccessities

Product Review – The Breville Barista Express Coffee Machine

Well, it was the end of an era.  My original espresso machine finally bit the dust.  About 6 years ago, I originally purchased a DeLonghi EC702 15-Bar-Pump Espresso Maker, Stainless machine.  It was a great purchase to the entry-level espresso world.  When I bought that […]

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by / on November 2, 2013 at 11:44 am / in Healthy, Side Dishes, Uncategorized

Chimichurri – A Healthy Steak Sauce

Right now you are probably asking, “What in the world is Chimichurri Sauce?”  About a year ago I asked the exact same question.  I was first introduced to the wonderful garnish over a year ago while visiting a Cuban restaurant.  I fell in love immediately.  […]

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by / on October 27, 2013 at 11:01 am / in Beverages, How To

Easy Hard Cider

Fall is in the air.  The leaves are changing color and beginning to fall.  The nights have become cool and crisp.  Halloween is right around the corner.  Now, why not get in a festive mood by brewing some of your own Hard Apple Cider.  For […]

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