From Paesana, With Love

Storytelling is a side dish perfectly paired with all food, but especially with Italian meals. As families and friends congregate around tables for hours on end, they often pass around daily anecdotes along with platters of pasta and meat. This is the beauty of dining with Italians—food doesn't merely feed the body, it nourishes the soul in a celebration of life, love and community. Join Paesana as we take you on a journey through the many aspects of our process, from our kitchen to yours.

Italian antipasti wine snacks set: cheese variety, Mediterranean olives, pickles, Prosciutto di Parma, tomatoes, artichokes and wine in glasses

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Paesana’s Quick Italian Appetizers

We’ve got some ideas for quick Italian appetizers that are perfect for a small holiday gathering.

Christmas panettone cake with raisins, fruit and wine

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Paesana’s Five Favorite Holiday Desserts

This array of Italian sweet treats completes your holiday table spread.

Collage of recipes - Chicken Cacciatore, Baked Ziti, Shrimp Fra Diavolo and Shrimp Fra Diavolo

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The Italian Day Of Rest

Before you start planning your Italian-American Christmas, enjoy simple times in the kitchen with Paesana.

Thanksgiving spread with all the fixings on a contemporary classic table

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Thanksgiving Leftovers: Italian Style

Don’t despair over loads of leftovers—make these Italian-style meals with all your turkey day trimmings.

assortment of dishes on a table including fish, spaghetti with seafood, bread

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Feast Of The Seven Fishes: An Italian-American Christmas Eve Legacy

Christmas is the time of traditions—like the Italian-American Feast of the Seven Fishes.

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An Italian-American Thanksgiving

More than merely turkey and stuffing, an Italian-American Thanksgiving brings plenty of pasta and sauce to the table.