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Cara’s Cucina: Marinated Grilled Chicken

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make Marinated Grilled Chicken, a recipe perfect to help start the barbecue season!

“Whatever your plans are for this holiday weekend, I hope you’ll give this recipe a shot,” Di Falco states in the recipe’s accompanying blog.

Add this delicious recipe, which serves six, to your Memorial Day menu today.

Marinated Grilled Chicken

1.5 lbs. chicken breast, sliced into cutlets (you can use chicken pieces as well – this will change your cooking time)
1 C. salsa (whatever heat level you prefer)
1 Tbs. olive oil
1.5 Tbs. apple cider vinegar
1.5 tsp sazon spice mixture (or 1 packet of store-brought mix)
2 Tbs. chopped, fresh, cilantro (optional, for serving)

For the Sazon Mix
2 tsp. cumin
1.5 tsp. dried oregano
2 tsp. coriander
1.5 tsp onion powder
1.5 tsp. garlic powder
1 Tbs. annatto (or use turmeric)
1 tsp. salt

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’s Cucina: Italy and Fresh Pasta

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make Tagliatelle from scratch and takes us on a trip to Italy.

“I have no words for how incredible the first Cucina Tour of Italy was,” Di Falco writes of her recent trip to Italy. “For me, it was literally a life-changing experience.”

Watch the video above to view some highlights from the trip, and see below for the fresh pasta recipe from Florencetown Cooking School.

Tagliatelle
Pasta made from scratch
Serves 6

3 C. 00 flour
3 large eggs
1 tsp. salt
1 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil

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’s Cucina: Mahalabia

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make Mahalabia (Mediterranean “Pudding” Dessert)!

Di Falco starts the recipe’s accompanying blog with a Mother’s Day wish for all the moms out there. “My Mom wanted me to figure out how to recreate a dessert we had at a Mediterranean restaurant in Montclair,” she writes. “We had discussed what was in it with the waitress, and I did my best to recreate here!”

Add this delicious recipe, which serves four, to your Mother’s Day menu today.

Mahalabia

2 C. plain Greek yogurt
1/2 vanilla bean (or 2 tsp. vanilla extract)
2 tsp. rose water
1/4 C. berry compote or jam
1/4 C. pistachios, chopped
1/4 C. halvah

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!