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Joe Gande
New York, New York
Musician, Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist, Italian, love food and cooking...
Interests: Music, Art, History, Archaeology, Food, Cooking, Italy, Animals, Cats, Antiques, retro, vintage, collectibles, New York City, SOcial Networking
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In Loving Memory of my Father...Jazz Musician, Tenor Saxophonist, Joe Gande - May 15, 1929-April 20, 1998...I love you Dad...and I miss you... I had a dream about him last awesome I was looking through some old photograph's this morning when I woke up and came across this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2013 at Joe Gande's blog
I am very surprised, humbled and honored to be the proud recipient of an Official BETTY Award from the wonderful Author/Reviewer/Celebrity Interviewer/Blogger/Journalist Betty Dravis! Please visit Betty's website and check out her work, her books and all of the awards and awesome recipients & comment & share! Read more... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2013 at Joe Gande's blog
Hope you're all enjoying a beautiful Palm Sunday... My Nonno used to do this with the palm and he taught me... I still sometimes forget and have a hard time figuring it out! :) It's times like these that make me really miss my family members that are no longer... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2013 at Joe Gande's blog
My Friday night Shrimp Creole.... This is a wonderful, classic, hot and spicy New Orleans, Louisiana inspired dish with shrimp... onion, celery and bell pepper( referred to as the Holy Trinity ), hot peppers...and/or tabasco, cayenne....and served on rice... With my roots being in Southern italy...I LOVE hot & Spicy... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2013 at Joe Gande's blog
Some time back I was asked to do an Interview for the wonderful and talented UK writer/author, Maria Savva...It was a privilege and honor for me to be chosen to be a guest on her Goodreads blog.... It was posted last Sunday February 10th.... I don't do this kind of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2013 at Joe Gande's blog
Last week's Piadine w/ caramelized onions, spinach, mushrooms & gorgonzola cheese....My thoughts....Piadini...Piadine...Piadina....It's all good:) I had been watching The Food Network sometime last week as I often do when I happen to get a chance to catch it that is...and I heard mention of what they were calling Italian "Piadini"... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2013 at Joe Gande's blog
Was thinking about my Grandfather this I made some wine soaked figs with the dried figs from Calabria that I had from the holidays...un dolce delizioso! Buona Domenica a tutti! Have a beautiful Sunday everyone!! Love, Joe Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2013 at Joe Gande's blog
What an interesting, cathartic day.... My "Gray"...A wonderful gift by way of an oil painting & a visit from my Father.... You know those days when you think for sure that it's going to go one way...and then ends up in another?:)lol Well that was today! Firstly...I woke up to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2013 at Joe Gande's blog
Made a quick homemade pizza tonight! San Marzano Tomatoes, Olive Oil, Garlic, a pinch of Oregano, Salt, Pepper, Fresh Mushrooms, Capocollo, Fresh Grated Asiago Cheese....Oh yeah!!:) Buon Lunedi a Tutti!:) Have an awesome new week everyone!! Love, Joe Tons of different pizza recipes will be in my upcoming cookbook!:) See... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2013 at Joe Gande's blog
Hi Everybody!:) Watching Top Chef & cooked up some Salmon Cakes for a late dinner tonight!:) Some Omega3s to start the New Year!!!:) What do you think? Should I include these and other seafood dishes in my upcoming cookbook? Wishing you all a very Happy and Healthy and Prosperous New... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2013 at Joe Gande's blog
Where I come from, Friday Night has always been seafood night... I know that to some it may be old hat and no one really sticks to this anymore these days...but, being a good Italian, Catholic boy I like to keep traditions and my heritage alive and well.... Plus, putting... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2012 at Joe Gande's blog
Joe Gande TV Joe Gande's personal broadcast TV station. Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Pianist/Producer/Arranger.... My vids and some personal favorites!:) Hope you all enjoy! Thank you for tuning in! Love, Joe Please Visit: My blog with music, food & various ramblings... Tags:, People via Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2012 at Joe Gande's blog
I watched the Vigil for the Newtown, CT tragedy tonight…. It was very sad... The world is mourning.... It was very powerful... One can gain so much through, listening, watching, learning, understanding.... So many different thought provoking messages come from times like these... My thoughts... Through these trying, grievous, difficult... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2012 at Joe Gande's blog
It's cold!:)lol so....Yes it's a soup night again!:) Tonight's Roman Egg Drop Soup - Stracciatella alla Romana, tonight I made it without spinach...which I sometimes prefer.... Stracciatella means ""little shreds"" or "little rags" and it refers to the strands of cooked egg that form from the method of cooking...the whisking... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2012 at Joe Gande's blog
I made a big vat of hearty Lentil Soup for this cold, blustery Sunday night!:) This is one of my all time favorite healthy soups...and it tastes even better left over the next day and through the week.... All you need to is.... A dried bag of lentils, olive oil,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2012 at Joe Gande's blog
Said goodbye to an old friend tonight... After many years of loyal service...I sold my Trace Elliot Velocette Amplifier... This amp is pretty rare and was used live and on many of my recordings over the years and has been one of my secret weapons so to speak :) For... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2012 at Joe Gande's blog
Hi everybody, Hope you're all enjoying an awesome weekend! It's been a tough week personally for me...yet through it all...such a great week in many ways, on so many levels when it comes to my music... One of the things I really dig about this business and the whole "online"... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2012 at Joe Gande's blog
Hi everybody, Tonight's dish is Capellini all’Aglio con Acciughe! Ah, it's me a traditionalist..or maybe just a good Italian Catholic boy:)lol...but that means a seafood dish for me:)... so...I made some Capellini all’Aglio con Acciughe! (Angel Hair pasta w/ Garlic, Olive Oil & Capers, melted anchovies, some black pepper,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2012 at Joe Gande's blog
When life hands you lemons....hmmm.....make a loaf of homemade Italian bread!:)lol Yeah, I know the expression..the response is "make lemonade", well, it's been a rough week on the homefront for me...stress city! So I decided to make a homemade bread....I know some of you can probably relate in some way?... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2012 at Joe Gande's blog
Check out this great new feature page on the awesome German website Iris Musik Universums! This is so very cool, so creative!! I am to truly honored and humbled to be included on this website...Thank you so much Iris Krull for your time and support!! Please Visit: Here are... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2012 at Joe Gande's blog
Just found out tonight that I have been chosen as the PLB Artist Spotlight artist!!! A huge THANK YOU and much gratitude and appreciation to Sjanine Steyn-The PantherLab!!:) I am very touched and honored to have been chosen.... Please Visit PLB Music on Facebook and "Like" the page! Visit... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2012 at Joe Gande's blog
This is one of my favorite quotes from history about music.... I remember coming across it as a kid on an old pece of parchment paper at a museum shop... Many of you may be familiar with it... I think it says it all.... Many of you may know that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2012 at Joe Gande's blog
I was over on the almost now abandoned earlier today.... I was updating some things there and came across this wonderful, very cool and interesting super hero, caricature, artwork done by my friend Liquid some time ago...and I thought I would share:) was once THE social network...though it... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2012 at Joe Gande's blog
Made a late night, giant vat of Homemade Manhattan Style Clam Chowder!:) I usually prefer New England Clam Chowder...but...this was delicious...if I do say so myself!:)lol Which do you like better? I think this is the first time That I have made has some San Marzano Tomatoes, potatoes, clams,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2012 at Joe Gande's blog
My music will be aired tonight along with some awesome musical artists on the Cox Music Show! A huge thank you to Allen Cox for including my tunes on the show! Please check it out... Cox Music Show 43 Part II of our Season III Premier! Program posts at 8PM... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2012 at Joe Gande's blog