Actress Debi Mazar and her Italian husband, Gabriele Corcos, invite you into their home as they share their tremendous passion for Tuscan food and for each other. She's a modern girl from the streets of Queens and he's a food purist from the hills of Tuscany. It's Lucy and Ricky in the kitchen as the two food lovers share ideas, haggle, and finally compromise to create the perfect Tuscan American blend all the while providing important lessons that you just won't find in your average cookbook. Prepare for total immersion into their passionate, spirited life as they show you how on a daily basis anyone in any kitchen can blend the simple traditions of Tuscany with modern life in America.

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Season 4, Episode 2

Weekend on the Cheap

New York is an expensive city, but it doesn't have to be! Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos are determined to do a New York weekend on the cheap. They take a bike ride over the Brooklyn Bridge, enjoy some inexpensive treats at a local sweet shop and visit a unique bakery in Spanish Harlem. Then they cap it all off by making dinner for the whole family for under $15.

Tuesday
Sep 25
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

Dog days of Dolores

In honor of Debi's late dog, Dolores, she's decided to host a fundraiser for a dog charity event in her new home inviting Kathy Griffin and other friends to come with their beloved pets while they enjoy Cavatappi al Vino, Figs Wrapped in Prosciutto With Gorgonzola and Brie, Panna Cotta and Schiacciata.

Tuesday
Oct 9
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 5

School's Out

For Evelina and Giulia, the best time of year is finally here -- the last day of school. While the girls take it in, Debi and Gabriele have one more afternoon to themselves and they've decided to use the time to explore the Brooklyn neighborhood Red Hook. They'll stop by the Red Hook Winery for some wine tasting and then they'll hit Cacao Prieto to sample and pick up fresh chocolate to use for dessert. Then they'll pick up the girls at school and head home to cook a special meal to celebrate the end of school and the beginning of summer.

Tuesday
Oct 9
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 3

Tuscan Soul Food

One of Debi Mazar's oldest friends, Fab Five Freddy, has lived in Harlem, NY, for years and wants to show Debi and Gabriele Corcos some of his favorite haunts. They're leaving the girls behind today, so Debi and Gabriele whip up a Torta di Carote for an after-school snack. In Harlem, Freddy introduces them to chef and restaurateur Alexander Smalls. They all head to Alexander's apartment for a delicious dinner of Polenta Incanita with Pork Belly Cubes and Alexander's Black-Eyed Peas and Arugula Salad. It's Tuscan soul food at its finest!

Tuesday
Oct 9
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 12

Gone Fishin'

The family heads out to the coast to escape the hot weather and enjoy the fruits of the sea. Gabriele Corcos and Debi Mazar go on a fishing trip and hook some Branzini for dinner. They grill a gorgeous meal from the sea on a fantastic oceanfront beach that sits directly in front of them with a menu of Branzino a Cartoccio, Cozze Alla Tarantina, Grilled Eggplant, Zucchini and Peppers, Pinzimonio, Annalisa's Speciale and Aperol Spritz.

Tuesday
Oct 9
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 4, Episode 11

Nonna's 90th Birthday

Gabriele's Nonna has turned 90 and he wants to celebrate! Debi and Gabriele head to the local pastry shop to learn how to make the Torte Della Nonna, a mouthwatering local specialty. Before the family arrives, Debi and Gabriele make a Chicken Liver Crostini appetizer. And then they get started on the birthday feast of Wood Oven Spit Roasted Guinea Fowl and Treviso e Fagioli. It's a birthday Nonna will never forget!

Tuesday
Oct 23
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 7

Debi Get Your Gun

Debi and Gabriele's day begins with making a homemade pasta lunch with fresh zucchini for their daughters Evelina and Giulia to take to camp. As they send the girls off for the day Gabriele asks Debi to go to a shooting range with him so they can take in some target practice. Debi is shocked by this request and even more shaken to find out that their Tuscan home sits on land overrun by wild boar. The day's activity inspires Gabriele to make a traditional hunter's meal for dinner.

Tuesday
Oct 23
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

Livorno

It's July in Tuscany and it's hot. Debi, Gabriele and the girls need a break from the heat so Gabriele decides to take them to the Mediterranean coastal town of Livorno for some fun in the breezy sea air and some fresh, light seafood. They'll stop at a local restaurant for some traditional cuisine, take in the boardwalk scene and then they'll hit the big fish market to buy some fresh seafood to take home and cook tomorrow. For dinner, they'll make a Livorno-inspired meal with Gabriele's signature Tuscan twist.

Tuesday
Oct 23
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 7

Up On Arthur

Fascinated by Italian-American food, Robert takes Debi and Gabriele up to Arthur Avenue, the epicenter of Italian culture in New York. They make pasta and mozzarella, purchase homemade Italian salami and even play bocce. In homage to the unique Italian-American cuisine, Gabriele makes his take on baked ziti, a fresh green Salad and Cannoli with orange liquor and orange zest.

Tuesday
Oct 23
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 4, Episode 2

Weekend on the Cheap

New York is an expensive city, but it doesn't have to be! Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos are determined to do a New York weekend on the cheap. They take a bike ride over the Brooklyn Bridge, enjoy some inexpensive treats at a local sweet shop and visit a unique bakery in Spanish Harlem. Then they cap it all off by making dinner for the whole family for under $15.

Tuesday
Nov 6
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 6

A Day with the Girls

Deb has a few close friends that always talk about getting together for dinner but it seldom happens. In this episode, Deb finally gets together with three of her best friends, all of whom happen to be of Italian American heritage, Drena De Niro, Kathrine Narducci and Aida Turturro. Today, they're all meeting up at Debi's house and hitting the neighborhood for a little shopping. Meanwhile, Gabriele will be hitting a local distillery and a neighborhood honey producer to pick up ingredients for a special cocktail for the girls. Then for dinner, it's all hands on deck as everyone takes turns helping Gabriele cook up some delicious Italian recipes.

Tuesday
Nov 6
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 8

Life on the Farm

It's pretty well established at this point that Gabriele dreams of a life on the farm. While she's more of a city girl at heart, Debi has always supported and encouraged him to pursue his dream. On their property in Italy they have the patch of country land, all they need are the animals. In this episode, Debi and Gabriele will get their farm started by restoring the old chicken coop and going to a local farm to buy some chickens. Then they'll cook up a big farm-inspired feast to celebrate.

Tuesday
Nov 6
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 1

Tuscany on the Hudson

Gabriele Corcos is homesick for the beautiful Tuscan countryside and Debi Mazar wants to show him that he can get a taste of Tuscany just by driving a couple of hours north. Debi and Gabriele head to New York's Hudson Valley for some fresh air and good, farm-fresh ingredients. Back home, they settle in and put their ingredients to use by cooking up a big family meal to eat outside in their backyard. After a fun filled day and delicious food, Gabriele will feel like he's home.

Tuesday
Nov 6
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 5, Episode 13

Tools of the Trade

Every good chef needs a good set of tools. When Debi and Gabriele are in Tuscany, they try to cook with unique Tuscan tools whenever possible. And, like any chef, they're always looking to add to their arsenal. In this episode, they'll take the kids and Robert to a flea market go on the hunt for traditional cooking utensils. But first they take them for a picnic at the local zip line adventure park. Back home, after the zip lines and flea market, they'll cook a delicious dinner using the day's finds.

Tuesday
Nov 20
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 8

An Old Family Recipe

Debi and Gabriele track down their friend Joe Mantegna's old family recipes straight from Italy and make him a meal from his childhood. They also make artisanal Burrata cheese with an Italian friend. Then they astonish Joe and his wife with a meal straight from his memory: Heirloom Tomato Caprese with their own homemade Burrata cheese, a Sicilian specialty of Orange, Red and Olive Salad and Orechiette Al Ragu Di Braciole.

Tuesday
Nov 20
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 0, Episode 1

Extra Virgin: A Tuscan Thanksgiving

Debi and Gabriele are getting out of Brooklyn and heading upstate to celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends. Gabriele wants the ultimate Thanksgiving experience, so he's taking Debi, the girls and Robert to a local turkey farm where they can pick out the perfect bird for their table. Before they head home to start cooking, they pick some apples, test their aim with the apple gun and Robert learns what a corn maze is. It's a big, delicious Thanksgiving Tuscan meal -- Extra Virgin style!

Tuesday
Nov 20
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 13

Love, Italian Style

It's the day before their vow renewal ceremony and Debi and Gabriele decide to test two of the recipes for tomorrow's reception, a Pesto Lasagne and a Shrimp, Farro and Watercress Salad. While making their homemade pesto, Gabriele's grandmother, Nona Lola, stops by for a visit and they get olive oil made from the olives on their property. The next morning is finally the big day. The guests arrive and the happy couple walks down the aisle once again. With a menu full of the delicious and traditional flavors of Tuscany, the party is a success.

Tuesday
Dec 4
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 10

Olive You!

Fun on the farm as Deb experiments with olive oil concoctions for beauty products and Gabrielle catalogs the trees on the farm. After some fun with olive oil they start a special meal to serve his Grandma Nola: Chicken Cacciatore, Mashed Potatoes With Olive Oil and Pancetta, Tapenade and Olive Oil Gelato.

Tuesday
Dec 4
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 9

Liquid Gold

Debi and Gabriele are in Italy for olive harvest season and Gabrielle is eager to share this time-honored tradition with his girls. But first, he gets the family fueled up with some of his Olive Oil Muffins. He invites the neighbors and gets the whole family involved to shake the olives from trees. From there, we'll see just how the family olive oil is made. With their fresh olive oil in hand, Deb and Gab get started on some simple and delicious Tuscan dishes -- first, Pasta e Fagioli, then Pollo al Mattone, a traditional chicken dish on the fire and, finally, Fire Roasted Chestnuts. It's the perfect harvest feast!

Tuesday
Dec 4
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 7

The Pizza Oven

When they lived in L.A., Gabriele and Debi built a pizza oven in their backyard. The oven gave them many great memories and even more delicious meals! They promised themselves they'd build another pizza oven someday, and while the backyard in Brooklyn is pretty tight, their property in Italy is just begging for a pizza oven. In this episode, the family has just arrived back in Tuscany and Gabriele is eager to get started. While their oven is being constructed, Debi and Gabriele head to Tuscany's historic central market to pick up ingredients for their first pizzas. And of course, to christen the oven, they'll have a big party with family and friends to enjoy some homemade pizzas.

Tuesday
Dec 4
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 4

Bees and Booze Housewarming Party

Debi and Gabriele prepare for a housewarming part by learning to make specialty cocktails, then don Bee Keeper outfits to carve out some fresh honeycomb for recipes, before coming home to host a housewarming dinner for friends. On the menu: Mascarpone Amaretti Cup, Roasted Beet Salad, Wood-Fired Leg of Lamb, Grande Spuntino and Arugula Mojito.

Tuesday
Dec 18
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 12

Romance and Tiramisu

With the vow renewal ceremony days away, Debi and Gabriele make plans for bachelor and bachelorette parties. Debi spends some quality time with her mother-in-law, Anna Lisa, making her own Tiramisu recipe to enjoy at the bachelorette party. Meanwhile, Gabriele cooks up a feast at his best friend Patrizio's apartment and his guests join them for a dinner of Octopus Salad and Spaghetti With Anchovies, Garlic, Tomato, Capers and Olives (Spaghetti alla Puttanesca). At the end of their evening, Debi and Gabriele reunite for a romantic evening in the place where they first met.

Tuesday
Dec 18
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Mozzarella and Magic

With their impending Tuscan trip just days away things are more hectic then ever at the Mazar home. Debi and Gabriele decide to take a breath and plan a special day for their daughters Evelina and Giulia. They treat the girls to a magic themed party in their backyard complete with Gabriele as the head magician. The girls help with the preparations and make homemade Mozzarella Cheese. Later, Debi and Gabriele finish the party's menu, which includes homemade Pizza, Bruschetta With Mozzarella and Tomato, Pasta With Pesto and Organic Marble Cupcakes.

Tuesday
Dec 18
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 8

Happy Birthday, Debi!

Debi thinks that Gabriele has forgotten about her birthday, but doesn't know that while she's out for the day, he's putting together a surprise party. While Debi's enjoying a boat ride in Central Park, Gabriele is getting all the details together and preparing a fabulous meal that starts with a Charcuterie Platter, continues with Eggplant Parmesan and Asparagus Involtini and ends with a beautiful Birthday Cake!

Tuesday
Dec 18
11:30am | 10:30c

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Food-loving sweethearts Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos are at it again, cooking up all sorts of fun adventures –– not to mention delicious Italian dishes –– on both sides of the Atlantic. 

With Gabriele homesick for the Tuscan countryside, Debi takes him on a quick road trip up north to New York's Hudson Valley so they can enjoy the great outdoors.

The couple makes the most of their time on the upstate farm, playing with the animals and collecting fresh ingredients to cook with later that day.

Back home in Brooklyn, Debi and Gabriele whip up a rustic meal of pork chops and pasta carbonara to enjoy with the girls in their sunny backyard.

On another day, the couple heads to Oyster Bay on Long Island, where Gabriele's love for classic cars and Debi's passion for classic style collide.

Gabriele tears his attention away from the vintage wheels to grill up a feast for his new car-loving friends.

Debi and Gabriele also have plenty of activities lined up for Evelina and Giuliana, including a family camping trip.

It's all hands on deck as Debi and Evelina put up the tents and Gabriele and Giuliana work on dinner.

The family also finds plenty to do in New York City, and loves activities on the cheap, like biking across the Brooklyn Bridge and picking up sweets at a nearby bakeshop.

In Spanish Harlem, N.Y., they visit Hot Bread Kitchen, a unique shop that offers baked goods from all different cultures.

Debi and Gabriele learn to make bread with some of the bakers, then head home to prepare an affordable family dinner.

On their way to a restaurant in Harlem, Debi and Gabriele stroll past a neighborhood icon: the historic Apollo Theater.

At home, Debi and Gabriele create two dishes that fuse their Italian heritage with Harlem's Southern influences: a black-eyed pea and arugula salad and torta di carote.

The family's time in Italy is equally jam-packed.

In Pisa, Debi and Gabriele surprise the girls with a truffle-hunting adventure.

The Mazar-Corcos clan tags along as a well-known hunter and his truffle-sniffing dog scour the forest for the rare mushrooms.

Armed with their truffle-hunting bounty, Debi and Gabriele head to the kitchen. The dynamic duo makes fresh ravioli with a truffle butter sauce.

They also check out a local butcher shop and learn more about its meat-curing process.

For dinner that night, the couple makes mouthwatering crostini topped with lardo and Tuscan kale.

Of course, no trip to Italy would be complete without a wine cellar tour.

Gabriele and Debi sit down with the owners to sample some wine.

Then they head back home to make a romantic dinner for two.

Along with plenty of alone time, Debi and Gabriele make sure to get in some quality hours with Grandma.

No matter where they are –– in the concrete jungle of New York City or sprawling fields of Tuscany –– family will always come first.

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After an extremely busy summer juggling various projects, Debi and Gabriele seek out some rest and relaxation at their Tuscan farmhouse right outside of Florence.

Exhausted Debi just wants to lie down and relax, but Gabriele has other plans. He's invited some family and friends over for a big homemade dinner.

He immediately gets to work picking fresh peaches from their tree to serve as an appetizer with fresh goat cheese ricotta from a local farm.

He builds his own fire pit in the yard like his father and grandfather used to do.

Giulia preps the sauce for some Pasta alla Norma, red sauce with roasted eggplant, as Gabriele mans the grill.

The family wants to take a trip to Siene to see a play some friends are putting on, but "Uncle" Robert arrives in a car that couldn't possibly fit everyone.

They finally arrive and can enjoy some hat shopping at the local Panzano market.

Life doesn't get much better than spending a day with the family in beautiful Tuscany.

Debi and Gabriele head to Florence, by the Arno River, and find the spot where they kissed for the first time 11 years ago.

To celebrate the anniversary, they plan a romantic dinner at a fancy restaurant. Gabriele heads home to make sure their girls are taken care of and gets held up in traffic on his way back to Florence, missing their reservation. Debi is upset but she gets over it when Gabriele offers to cook a special meal for her at home.

Just as they are about to start the second, ever sexier, phase of their evening, their girls return home — ah, life! It's never quite what you want it to be. But for Debi and Gabriele, it's always delicious.

Debi, Gabriele and their girls have moved from Los Angeles to Brooklyn. There's tons of unpacking left to do but Debi is eager to show Gabriele her old neighborhood. Hopefully he'll love it as much as she does.

Getting out of the house turns out to be a great idea. They find a wonderful butcher shop featuring grassfed and organic meats...

...and get some ice cream from the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck.

Gabriele even discovers he can still get out in nature just like back home in Italy.

And now it's exhausted Gabriele who needs to lie down and relax.

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Queens Girl Makes Good

Debi Mazar swings a hot career and a passion for food with an even hotter husband...

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Gabriele Corcos

Enter the sexy Tuscan farmer who believes that cooking is the perfect way to his express love. Sign us up!

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Extra Virgin Was Born

Combine 2 parts passion, a healthy dose of family, a shot of heat and countless delicious Italian dishes — step back and let it all simmer.

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Taking The Time

Despite juggling family and two busy Hollywood lives, Gabriele and Debi always find time to reconnect over the range.

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The Secret Sauce

A healthy dose of daily romance never hurt either...

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Beauty Break

As a hot Hollywood commodity, Debi knows the secrets to perfect-looking skin — and a good guacamole as well.

Ready For My Close Up

Seriously beautiful skin. Just be careful if you scrape off the mask with corn chips.

Backyard Burger Bar

Ability to grill Tuscan-inspired burgers with flat-leaf parsley and grated pecorino cheese all year long...priceless.

The Great Grill Debate

Gas is good, but Gabriele's go-to for supreme grilling is a mix of charcoal and wood.

Caution: Pitmaster at Work

Tuscan-style burgers can be tricky when trading running commentary with the spouse. Eyes forward, please.

Brick'n His Chicken

Gabriele's old-school technique for perfect grilled chicken: Cover a brick in foil and cook it al Mattone. Think spatchcocking here.

Welcome To The Chicken Ranch!

Longing for the fresh eggs from his grandmother's farm in Italy, Gabriele decides to raise chickens, even as Debi raises concerns.

Coop de Ville

Cooking Channel Staff Vote: This chicken palace is way nicer than 90% of our apartments.

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Cocktail Time

Ethel studies the empty ice tray — confused at how she will chill her afternoon beverage in the hot LA sun.

Chicken and Bamboo

The easy-going foul soon forget former farms and fields, in favor of well-manicured yards.

Enter Stage Left

No matter how cute Debi and Gabriele are, it seems the chickens always upstage everyone in Extra Virgin.

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Kids in the Kitchen

For mom's birthday breakfast, Gabriele, Giulia and Evelina make extra special ricota pancakes.

Emerald Empress

Seriously??! Does anyone else look that amazing BEFORE breakfast?

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All Fired Up

Moving beyond chickens, Gabriele constructed the perfect outdoor pizza oven which takes about an hour to hit the perfect heat.

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Pizza Party Perfection

Debi samples her oven-fired birthday pizza. Verdict: There is NO comparison.

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Pair and Pair Alike

There is only one way to improve perfect pizza and that's with a primo Italian wine.

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Funny Girl

Debi's good friend, Lily Tomlin, arrives with date to join in on the celebration.

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Ring In A New Chapter

Gabriele surprises Debi with a request to renew their wedding vows at his family home in Tuscany.

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Bike Built For Two

With the kids at camp, Gabriele convinces a reluctant Debi to savor an afternoon picnic via motorcycle.

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Sweet Summer Snacks

Gabriele and Debi bake a tasty orange and almond biscotti for their picnic adventure.

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Nuts!

After cooling for an hour, the citrus-scented biscotti are cut into irresistible, crunchy slices and packed up.

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Heaven On Wheels

Debi and Gabriele take the show on the road, literally. They donate time and treats via food truck to the charity Midnight Mile.

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Open For Business

Debi fields a flood of orders for fried risotto balls and juicy turkey meatballs.

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Piled High, On The Fly

Food Truck Fan Pick: Gabriele's crunchy bruschetta with sauteed mushrooms — to go.

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Enter Babbo

For his daughters' summer party, Gabriele knew he would need props and costumes. Meet Babbo.

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Kitchen Wizard

Gabriele's secret ingredient to this backyard soiree was magic. No Bieber required.

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Lotza Mozz

The kids get in on the act by making bruschetta with Gabriele's homemade (and somewhat unwieldly) mozzarella.

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Cute...with Crunch

Beautiful, bite-sized bruschette are perfect for any picky palate.

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Cupcakes Are Still Hot

Gabriele's organic cupcakes are the homerun of the afternoon.

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Straight Shooters

Gabriele's warnings of wild backyard boar in Tuscany convince Debi it might be time to bear arms.

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Natural Born Thrillers

Gabriele and Debi aren't just impressive in the kitchen. You talkin' to them?

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More Pleasant with Pheasant

After, the two prepare a traditional hunter's meal of roasted pheasant with pepper potato stew.

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Nutella's Distant Cousin

Unfamiliar to many Americans, 'Castagnaccio' is a chestnut-flour cake made with nuts, raisins and rosemary.

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Vowing To Return

Debi's friend Marzia helps her craft some new vows — in the native tongue — for her big fat Italian wedding.

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Stress The Dress

Debi worries her dress won't be ready in time for their Tuscan adventure, but Gabriele saves the moment with something sweet...

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Amazing Affogato

Hot, rich espresso poured over sweet vanilla ice cream — what's not to love? Crisis averted.

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Keeping It Bottled Up

Gabriele and Debi lean on a family recipe for homemade limoncello, used as gifts for friends all year long.

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Pucker Up!

Limoncello is 37% better when you take kissing breaks between steps.

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Gabriele's Other Profession

Aside from being skilled in the kitchen and a former farmer, Gabriele is a professional musician. Time for a jam session!

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Touchdown in Tuscany!

Gabriele embraces his rustic roots, excited to be in the kitchen his grandfather passed down to him.

Better With Bacon

First meal in Italy? Steak Tagliata alla Fiorentina, garlic sauteed spinach, grilled potatoes and Pasta alla Gricia.

Did We Mention?

Italy is for lovers.

A Toast

When friend Robert arrives, he and Debi celebrate their arrival with 18-year-old doggie Dolores.

Berry Good Time

The girls pick berries on the family property. Everything tastes better in Tuscany.

Corcos Communion

Gabriele's entire family gathers around for the evening meal.

The Big Day Approaches

Debi considers spicing up her vows while Gabriele considers a glass of wine (or two).

Tiramisu For Two

Mom-in-law Annalisa shares sacred family secrets for making perfect tiramisu.

Bizarre Bachelor Bash

Gabriele fires up his bachelor party with...fresh octopus.

Well Groomed

Gab and guys get together for a fantastic meal of octopus salad and spaghetti alla putanesca. Salut!

Lady In Waiting

Soon to be joined by Gabriele, Debi enjoys the very piazza where they met a decade ago.

Just Like Mom Makes

Debi shows off the sweet skills she gleaned from her mother-in-law Annalisa.

The Verdict?

Piazza perfection. A sweet finish, as the two start planning a renewal of vows and champagne toast for ten more years.

Time For a Toast

Before their family and close friends, Debi and Gabriele renew their vows for each other, for Tuscany, and for delicious Tuscan food, of course.

Smiles All Around

And why not? After ten years, Debi and Gabriele have come a long way. They couldn't be happier to share their lives together.

Out with a Bang

When the moon hits yours eye like a big pizza pie, that's amore.

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Limoncello

Creamy Quick Polenta

Roasted Pheasant (Pheasant Alla Fiorentina)

Figs Wrapped in Prosciutto with Gorgonzola and Brie

Turkey Sausages with Spicy Beans : Sausages with Fagioli All'uccelletta

Ricotta Cheesecake

Tuscan Beef Stew with Polenta

Penne ai Quattro Formaggi (Mac 'n' Cheese)

Porchetta-Style Turkey

Frittata di Spaghetti

Stuffed Zucchini

Eggplant and Pasta Incaciata

Panelle (Chickpea Fritters)

Spaghetti alle Vongole

Chocolate Budino

Melanzane Alla Parmigiana (Eggplant Parmigiana)

Cavatappi al Vino

Tuscan Stuffing

Mascarpone Amaretti Cup

Schiacciata Alla Fiorentina

Tuscan Beef Stew with Polenta

Limoncello Spritzer

Schiacciata

Sausage and Radicchio Orecchiette

Roasted Beet Salad

Pesto Lasagne

Pork Loin alla Focettina

About the Hosts

Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Learn more about Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos, hosts of Extra Virgin, as they invite you into their home to share their tremendous passion for Tuscan food and for each other.