Fresh Tomato Pie

When tomatoes are running wild in your garden, try this for a tasty treat: Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 ¼ cups cherry tomatoes – cut in half length-wise ½ teaspoon kosher salt, divided 7 large eggs, at room temperature 1/3 cup heavy cream – best at room temperature ½ cup basil leaves – […]

Mother’s Day Recipe

FRENCH TOAST BAKE 1/2 cup melted butter (1 stick) 1 cup brown sugar 1 loaf of thickly sliced bread 4 eggs 11/2 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla Powdered sugar for sprinkling Cinnamon for sprinkling Melt butter in microwave & add brown sugar – stir till mixed. Pour butter/sugar mix into bottom of 9 x 13 […]

Easter Message

Dear Friends and Valued Customers, JUST A QUICK REMINDER ………                EASTER IS ONLY A FEW DAYS AWAY. Check out what we have to help make this Holiday less stressful for you. Colomba (Panettone in the shape of a dove) – both the traditional and hazelnut varieties. Large Chocolate Eggs in both Dark and Milk […]

Easter Recipe

In Italy, lamb is to Easter what turkey is for us at Thanksgiving. Almost every holiday table will have after a pasta dish, some sort of roast lamb. One of our favorites is this simple dish: ROAST LEG OF LAMB WITH GARLIC AND ARTICHOKES 2 Jars of Marinated Artichokes 2 Lemons 1 6-8 Lb Leg […]

Franchi Italian Seeds

Once again we are pleased to offer for your planting enjoyment, Franchi Italian Seeds. Just an FYI, Franchi buys 70% of its seeds from Italian farmers. Someone from Franchi visits the farmers on a regular basis to make sure that the seed crops are healthy and that the quality standards are upheld to ensure that […]

Celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph with Zeppoles and Fava Beans

Sunday, March 19th is a very special day for Italians because it honors the Feast of St. Joseph. One of the many places where St. Joseph is celebrated is Italy, and Italians all over the world also consider this day Father’s Day. Cherished for being dutiful, hardworking and dedicated to his family, Saint Joseph is […]

Valentine’s Day Dinner from The Market!

We promise your dinner will be simply delicious! The Market’s Special “Dinner for Two” eliminates the hassles allowing you the wonderful opportunity to enjoy a romantic dinner in the comfort of your home. Order your Valentine’s Day dinner from our special Valentine’s menu! Decide what time you and your Valentine want to enjoy your dinner at […]

Super Bowl 2017 Party Is Almost Here!

If you’re not traveling for Super Bowl 51, enjoy the game in your own home with family and friends. While the NFL’s top teams face off on the gridiron, make sure you’re serving touchdown-worthy eats. But why spend all your time in the kitchen away from the action and your friends? That’s where we come […]


From the earliest years where I can remember listening to music that my older Sisters played on their 78’s or listened to on the radio I was in love with Frank Sinatra. That never changed and never will. However sometime in the 1960’s my children and I (not too sure about Charlie) became fans also […]


Feast loving Italians go all out for the Christmas holiday dinner and our family is no exception. We start our Christmas celebration on Christmas Eve when Charlie makes a fish stew from a recipe handed down to him by my Dad. I don’t ever remember a Christmas Eve without this dish. I’ve included it in […]