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Ciao Italia

A Tavola Con La Famiglia - At Table with the Family (#1625)

Restaurant and hotel-owner Gianfranco Marrocco is one busy man and he has one big hungry family. Fortunately for them, he's a great cook and so is Mary Ann. Together they roll up their sleeves to make an entire Roast Suckling Pig (Gian's father's favorite), Penne Arrabbiata (plenty hot!) Broccoli Rape (his mother's recipe), Caprese Salad, and wait, there's more, Cannoli for dessert. The families arrive just in time, and so do their appetites. Mangiamo! [27 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: Mary Ann Esposito, host of the longest-running cooking show on public television, travels around the United States and Rome, Italy in search of recipes that can be prepared in thirty-minutes or less for a busy audience that has time to enjoy great Italian food but doesn' t always have time to prepare it "the old way."

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