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4 R.I. firms cook up new TV kitchen (Providence Journal)

(Providence Journal)  Four Rhode Island companies — HSI Construction, Kenneth Castellucci and Associates, Douglas Lumber and Home Center, and Ann Huntoon Design — have joined forces with the cooking show Ciao Italia to build a kitchen masterpiece.Read the entire a…

PBS's Mary Ann Esposito is all about tradition (Valley Breeze)

By Rhonda Hanson PROVIDENCE - The crew of America's longest running cooking show and best selling author Mary Ann Esposito gathered around the new set of "Ciao Italia," on Sunday, June 8 to celebrate her 7th year of shooting in Rhode Island on PBS. Thanks to som…

Ciao Italia LIVE: Buon Appetito with Mary Ann Esposito on WLIW TV (June 2, Long Island, NY)

On Monday, June 2, 2008 from 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm EDT, Mary Ann Esposito will appear live on WLIW TV, Channel 21 in Long Island, NY during the station's annual pledge drive.  Ciao Italia LIVE: Buon Appetito with Mary Ann Esposito will feature several back to …

Don't Miss the Ciao Italia Open House on June 8, 2008 (Providence, RI)

Take a behind the scenes tour of Mary Ann Esposito's brand new studio kitchen!  See the new set before it's on television! Join Rhode Island PBS and Mary Ann Esposito for an exclusive afternoon reception on the set of Ciao Italia, America's longest running…

Our Cuisine and Its History: La Festa Della Mamma (Italian America magazine)

Italy celebrates Mothers Day on the second Sunday of May. Called La Festa della Mamma, it is said to have its origins with the ancient Greeks and Romans, who observed a spring fertility ritual to honor the goddess, Rhea, mother of all the gods. In Roman myth, Rhea Silvia …

What's Mary Ann Cooking For Her New Season?

Ciao Italia in Sicily" serves up a brand new season of authentic, regional Italian recipes to public television audiences nationwide starting May 2008. Here's the lineup for the 26 half-hour program series (Bring your appetite!): #1801Garlic for Health – Aglio…

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Join Mary Ann and Food University in Houston on April 13th

On Sunday, April 13th, from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm Mary Ann Esposito will take her kitchen into the classroom as Food University brings its national tour of celebrity chefs, tastings, and demos to Houston's Hilton Post Oak Hotel.General admission tickets are $40.00 and works…

Join Mary Ann Esposito in the Piedmont Region this September! (Sept 8-17)

Our friends at Under the Italian Sun have cooked up a delicious little trip (pun fully intended!) to the Piedmont Region of Italy with Mary Ann Esposito this September.What better way to discover all the secrets of this oft-overlooked region than with one of television's …

Everything you need to know about the new CiaoItalia.com

We're very pleased to welcome you to the new ciaoitalia.com!As we approach the show's twenty year anniversary, we felt it was time to give our site a new look and we could not be more pleased with the results.As the online home for television's longest-running cooking sho…

Simple ideas for splendid antipasti (Louisville Courier-Journal)

(Louisville Courier-Journal)  The Louisville Courier-Journal features Mary Ann's tips for adding some flair to your anti-pasti.

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