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OSIA National Cookbook

For the Love of Italian Cooking is the official cookbook of the Sons of Italy, featuring recipes from OSIA members across the country.

Showcasing dishes as simple as "Linguine Frutti di Mare" (Linguine with Seafood) and as complex as "Arrancini" (Rice Balls), this cookbook is the place to find those unique recipes that you crave from Italian restaurants or pine for from Grandma's house.

Proceeds from the sale of this publication will be used to fund the cultural, educational and philanthropic programs of the Sons of Italy.

For the Love of Italian Cooking!

Each copy: $24.95 plus $5.00 shipping & handling
Multiple copies: $24.95 plus $2.00 shipping & handling each

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Celebrate St. Joseph’s Day with this recipe from For the Love of Italian Cooking!!

Insalata Di Calamari
Calamari Salad

  • 1 pound small squid

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • 2 teaspoons chopped parsley

  • 1 clove minced garlic

  • ½ teaspoon oregano

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Red pepper flakes, optional

Clean squid and wash thoroughly. Cook in lightly salted boiling water until tender. Cut squid into rings. Prepare a dressing of oil, lemon juice, parsley, garlic, oregano, salt, pepper and pepper flakes. Mix well and marinate squid. Serve warm or cold.

Tip: You can buy squid already cleaned at your local fish market.

“Italian Customs and Traditions for St. Joseph’s Day”
Garibaldi-Meucci Museum
Staten Island, NY

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