NY Italians Make Sunday Sauce on Black Friday

 
 
CLEMENZA with His SAUSAGE & MEATBALLS
 
“He’s gonna Shove them in The SAUCE”
 
He Shows Michael (AL Pacino) how to make SAUCE for 20 GUYS (Mobsters)
 
 
From Francis Ford Coppola’s “The GODFATHER”
 
Based on the Novel by Mario Puzo
 
 
FAICCO’S PORK STORE
 
Greenwich Village, New York
 
We’re making Clemenza’s Mob War #Godfather Sunday Sauce (Gravy) on Black Friday. We’re not gonna waste our time waiting on lines, getting all “Bent Out of Shaped,” and stressed out like those people who shop on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. No, our day is going to be a whole lot better and more fulfilling than fight traffic and crowds. We go down early in the morning to our local Italian pork Store Faicco’s on Bleecker Street to get all our stuff for our tasty Sunday Sauce. 
I pick up all the meats I need to make the my Sunday Sauce alla Clemenza. I need Italian Sweet Sausages, Braciole, San Marzano Tomatoes, and Maccheroni.
 
We go home, to get the Sauce started. 
 
 
RECIPE alla CLEMENZA
 
 
 

 

Making the MEATBALLS
 
Ready to COOK
 
Here’s our Ingredients
 
Sausages, Pork Neck, Braciole
 
Tomatoes and Ground Meat for our Meatballs
 
Notice our fine bottle of Italian Wine. Barbi Brunello di Montalcino
 
A special wine for some special sauce.
RECIPES in The BOOK
 
GODFATHER SUNDAY SAUCE alla CLEMENZA
 
CHARLIE SCORSESE’S GOODFELLAS SAUCE alla PRIGIONE
 
SUNDAY SAUCE alla BELLINO
 
JOE DiMAGGIO’S MOTHER’S SUNDAY GRAVY
 
And More …
 
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The BELLINO’S Make SUNDAY SAUCE ITALIAN GRAVY
 
In LODI, NEW JERSEY
 
SUNDAY SAUCE on FRIDAY
 
 
Cousins Daniel and Anthony Bellino make their family’s famed Sunday Sauce Gravy  at Anthony’s fathers house in Lodi, NJ .. They are keeping up a family tradition that they’ve been partaking in since they were young boys in the early 1960’s America. Daniel even wrote a couple books that are themed around this most important subject of SUNDAY SAUCE  Italian Gravy. Daniel likes to put Pork Spare Ribs in his sauce, which he says, “Oh my God, the Ribs in the Sauce? When you cook Spare Ribs in the Gravy, you just can’t believe how tasty they are. The are so succulent and juice. They taste so Dam Good. Even better than BBQ Ribs, which I love as well. But the Ribs in the Sunday Sauce taste even better, believe it or not? I kid you not.” 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Our Thanksgiving Turkey
 
“We had this yesterday. It came out Dam Good.”
 
Like all Good Italians, we started our Thanksgiving Dinner with a little Antipasto Misti of Salami, Provolone, Olives, Celery and Roast Peppers. The we sat down for a portion of Rigatoni Bolognese, made with my Famous ragu Bolognese Sauce. The we take an hour break, before sitting down for the Turkey with all the trimmings. Our Turkey came out so good.
 
We take another hour break before sitting down for all our desserts, which included; Pumpkin Pie, Coconut Custard Pie, Pecan Pie, “Wow, that’s a lot of Pies?”
 
We have Espresso, Cannolis, and Italian Cookies, and a couple shots of Amaro to finish it all off, and another Thanksgiving has come and gone.
 
Yes, many families will go shopping on Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, but not us. We’ll be eating Sunday Sauce on Friday and having Meatball Parmigiano Sandwiches on Meatball Parm Mondays. Now that’s Italian! What would you rather do? Fight Traffic and crowds and lines at the shopping malls, or eat Sunday Sauce and Meatballs? I know what I’ll be doing. Me, my family and friends. We Mangia Bene Tutto!
 
Basta!
 
Author Daniel Bellino Zwicke on Italian Thanksgiving and eating Sunday Sauce 
on Black Friday  ….
 
Vecchio Amaro del Capo
 
Amaro from Calabria
 
A favorite Amaro for those “In the Know”
 
We drank this and Montenegro on Thanksgiving
RECIPE for The WORLDS BEST RAGU BOLOGNESE
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Frank Sinatra’s Favorite Foods

 

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A Young Frank Sinatra  ….  Hoboken, New Jersey

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Frank Sinatra

“Come Fly with Me” !!!

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PATSY’S  “Franks Favorite Restaurant”

Frank’s Favorite Restaurant in The World, was Patsy’s on West 56th Street in New York, in The Theater District near Times Square .. Frank’s Favorites were; Calms Posillipo, Spaghetti Pomodoro,  Veal Milanes (extra Thin & Crispy) and Spaghetti & Meatballs of which patsy’s makes The Best in The City ..

FRANK & AVA GARDNER Mangia Bene !!!

FRANK & AVA GARDNER
Mangia Bene !!!

 

 

FRANK & DINO

FRANK & DINO

 

 

FRANK'S FAVORITE ITALIAN BREAD ... PARISI on MOTT STREET, LITTLE ITALY, New York, NY

FRANK’S FAVORITE ITALIAN BREAD … PARISI on MOTT STREET, LITTLE ITALY, New York, NY

FRANK’S FAVORITE ITALIAN BREAD

PARISI BAKERY MOTT STREET

LITTLE ITALY, NY NY

FRANK'S FAVORITE PIZZA

FRANK’S FAVORITE PIZZA “PATYSY’S”
East Harlem

FRANKS FAVORITE PIZZA

PATSY’S in EAST HARLEM

No Relation to PATSY’S on 56th STREET

PASTY'S PIZZERIA

PASTY’S PIZZERIA

 

 

 

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SINATRA at JILLY’S New York with Friends and Daughters NANCY and TINA

Frank loved going to his close Pal JILLY RIZZO’S New York Restaurant JILLY’S where Frank would eat Chinese Food, tell stories, and drink JACK DANIEL’S to the Wee Hours of the morning …

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SUNDAY SAUCE

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Dean Martin looks on as Sammy Davis Jr. pours Frank a Jack Daniels

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Jack Daniel’s and Frank Sinatra

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FRANK SINATRA with Cigarette & JACK DANIELS

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Spaghetti Sauce alla Sinatra

FRANK SINATRA
 
 
SUNDAY GRAVY alla SINATRA
    As a boy and young man, Dolly Sinatra would often make Frankie Spaghetti & Meatballs, which Frank loved all his life, from his Mom and at his favorite restaurant “Patsy’s” on West 56th
Street in New York.
    Frank also liked Maccheroni with Sausage & Meatballs , otherwise known as Sunday Sauce or simply “Gravy” with Sausage & Meatballs.
MAKING SUNDAY GRAVY alla SINATRA
To make “Sunday Gravy alla Sinatra,” simply make the above recipe for Spaghetti
& Meatballs. Cook and brown 1 ½ pounds of Italian Sweet Sausages, and after
you have completed step # 5 in previous recipe, add the browned Sausages and
continue cooking and following the above recipe. After you have simmered the
tomatoes and sausages for 1 – 1/4 hours, you will brown the meatballs and add
to “Sauce.” Continue cooking another 35 minutes, on the lowest simmer, and
“Voila,” you’ll end up with Sunday Sauce Gravy alla Sinatra, “Just the way
Frank liked it!”
PS .. For the most authentic version of the way Frank ate Sunday Sauce Gravy, use Ronzoni brand Spaghetti or Rigatoni pasta, and don’t forget to have some Frank Sinatra records playing as you make the Meatballs & Gravy and when you are eating as well. And it is definitely to have Dean Martin, Tony Bennett and Jerry Vale playing as well, but Sinatra is a must. Bon Appetito!
 
 
EXCERPTED From SUNDAY SAUCE by Daniel Bellino-Zwicke
 
See SUNDAY SAUCE For Complete Recipe … SUNDAY SAUCE – When Italian-Americans Cook
is Available in Paperback & Kindle on AMAZON.com
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Frank Sinatra & Ava Gardner
 
MANGIA BENE !
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RECIPES FROM MY SICILIAN GRANDMOTHER
Author Daniel Bellino and Frank Sinatra’s Families are both
from the Town of LECARA FRIDDI in SICILY
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SICILIAN RICE BALLS
Recipe in Grandma Bellino’s Italian Cookbook
Just Like FRANK & DANIEL Had
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