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Cara’s Cucina: Italian Hot Dog

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make an Italian Hot Dog!

An Italian Hot Dog is a creation of Di Falco’s home state, New Jersey. Check out the official list of ingredients below.

Italian Hot Dog
Serves 4

1 tbs. olive oil + 2 tbs. olive oil
1/2 large yellow onion, sliced
1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced
1 large, russet potato, cubed
4 nitrate, nitrite free hot dogs
4 Italian rolls OR pizza bread
salt & pepper

Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe! 

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Cara’s Cucina: First Night In Naples Pasta

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make “First Night In Naples Pasta!”

DiFalco recalls the first time she had this dish during a trip to Italy. It was so delicious that she asked for the recipe, which means she can now share it with us!

Check out the official ingredients list below.

First Night In Naples Pasta
Serves 8-10

2 tbs. Kings Imported Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 zucchini, grated on a large cheese grater
1 onion, diced
1/3 lb. pancetta (Italian bacon) diced
1 10 oz. pkg. Kings Fresh Pasta: Egg Linguine
1/2 c. heavy cream
1 tbs. butter
1/2 c. parmiggiano-regiano
1/2 c. pecorino romano

Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe! 

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Buon Appetito!

Cara Di Falco on Cara’s Cucina

Cara Di Falco of Cara’s Cucina visited Lisa Marie Latino in the #HipNJ studio to discuss making the leap from traditional media to media entrepreneurship.

Along with her husband, Di Falco created First Floor Productions. With years of broadcasting experience under her belt, she knows how to put together a professional product.

Di Falco recalls formulating a plan with her husband, a two-time Emmy Award-winning videographer. “Let’s throw it on the internet and see what happens,” she states.

Everything Di Falco does for the site is related to food and cooking, ranging from recipes to learning about unique ingredients. “I love to learn about other people and what their foods represent,” Di Falco says.

Today, the site has close to 100 recipes, each accompanied by a step-by-step video. Di Falco looks forward to sharing more recipes and continuing to educate.

To find Cara’s Cucina on #HipNJ click here, or check out Cara Di Falco’s site here.