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Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire

Christina travels to an ancient town in Tuscany that has produced chestnuts for centuries.

Life in the Slow Lane

Christina meets a former New York police officer who has landed in a small town in Italy

Sunday Gravy

Call it tomato sauce or gravy, why is this dish so important to the Italian culture?

Eat Like an Italian

Eating like an Italian is holding a deep respect for food and tradition.

Conscious Eating

Christina meets a chef who adapts Italian dishes to be healthier and kinder to the planet.

Compassionate Cooking

Christina cooks with an instinctive chef who to creates luscious meals for each customer.

Sustainability, Italian Style

What is Italy doing for sustainability?

Type Meh

How can we manage stress when stress is a part of life? Italians have a clue.

About Christina Cooks: Back to the Cutting Board

Christina Pirello shares healthy, fresh Italian and Mediterranean recipes as well as her brassy, insightful approach to liver, kidney and heart health and diabetes prevention. Diagnosed with terminal cancer in 1983, Christina turned to a macrobiotic diet of whole grains and vegetables to aid in her recovery, launching the 20-plus year run of her Emmy Award-winning series Christina Cooks.

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