Welcome to Mama's Italian Recipes Blog

So who is Mama? Mama is a full blooded Italian woman raised in Brooklyn New York surrounded with good food and Italian culture. I want to share the recipes of the old world with the new world. Known for her exceptional dishes she loves nothing more than to prepare and serve these recipes to her friends and family.

Now, we share them with you.

Friday, December 28, 2007


Turkey leftovers
10 to 12 cups water
1 onion chopped
1 tsp. thyme
4-5 celery stalks chopped
1 lg. can Italian stewed tomatoes
1 1/4 tbsp. basil
12 oz. noodles / macaroni /pasta of your choice
1/2 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. salt

Cook turkey leftovers, water, celery tops, onion, thyme and salt for 2 hours. Cool and strain. Take what meat you can off bones and add to stock. Refrigerate overnight. When cold, skim fat from stock.
Heat stock and add tomatoes, basil and pepper. Meanwhile, cook the macaroni/pasta el dente’. Drain and add to soup.
Simmer an hour. Great served with garlic bread.