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Ask Gallucci’s: Freezing Olive Oil

We’ve received some questions lately about whether freezing olive oil can verify the purity of the oil. One theory we’ve heard is that only authentic Extra Virgin Olive Oil will turn solid in the refridgerator, and lesser oils will remain … Continue reading

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Summer Seminar: Italian Pecorino Cheese

Our next Summer Seminar will be held this Saturday, August 8th, and the topic will be Italian Pecorino Cheese! Featured prominently in the discussion will be five different Pecorinos that we sell: Saracino, Crotonese, Gran Cru, Sardo, and Pepato. This … Continue reading

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Coming this Summer: Food Seminars at Gallucci’s!

All this summer, Gallucci’s will be holding Italian Food Seminars at our store, featuring talks, samples, and Q&A sessions! The first session will held be this Saturday, June 6th, and will feature Cheese From Northern Italy: Asiago Fresco, Asiago Forte, … Continue reading

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Ask Gallucci’s: Do we sell Salted Sardines?

Rojoyo writes to ask, “Do you sell salted canned sardines?” Yes we do! In our deli, we have sardines packed in salt (sold by the pound), and on our shelf we also sell Roland and Cento brand canned sardines.

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Ask Gallucci’s: Do we sell cardoon?

I have to be honest, when I got this question I didn’t know what cardoon was.  As it turns out, it is from the same family as the artichoke and is sometimes known as the “artichoke thistle.”  The Italian connection … Continue reading

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Ask Gallucci’s: Italian Liquors

S. writes to ask: “Do you sell an Italian liquor called Alchermes?” Alchermes is an interesting product, with a history of use both dietary and medical. Unfortunately we are not allowed to sell it, because the alcohol content is greater … Continue reading

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