The Results Of The Good Morning Gloucester Italian Sub Challenge

I decided to end the nomination period early so we could perhaps catch the nominated sub shop/bakeries off guard.  There was 4 nominees clearly in the lead at the time of the tally. Our judges Craig Kimberley, Ed Collard, Toby Pett and Erik Lorden each individually placed their orders for a large Italian sub with … Continue reading The Results Of The Good Morning Gloucester Italian Sub Challenge

Update: It’s Been Decided. The GMG Gloucester’s Best Italian Sub Challenge Judging Has Just Commenced- Results Coming

Click the arrow to watch the set-up ordering video- So I’ve got an idea for a challenge. Top four nominations for best Gloucester Italian Sub as submitted in the comments on this post. To submit a nomination you click the title of this post and then under the post where it says “Leave a comment”, … Continue reading Update: It’s Been Decided. The GMG Gloucester’s Best Italian Sub Challenge Judging Has Just Commenced- Results Coming

Call ahead for the best subs of summer. Gloucester beaches sandwich directory.

Hungry? Pack light. You’ll pass great sandwich shops, locally owned and operated, en route to Gloucester’s magnificent beaches. Jeff’s Variety can set you up for a good lunch to go wherever you’re headed including Good Harbor Beach, Long Beach, or the back shore. Jeff says that there are many repeat customers that come back each and … Continue reading Call ahead for the best subs of summer. Gloucester beaches sandwich directory.

Italian Sausage Pepper and Onion Frittata

   The past few days I have been preparing dishes for my family using extra ingredients in my pantry and refrigerator left over from our holiday cooking and baking extravaganza! Thursday evening we decided to have one of our favorite theme dinners we call “Dippy Dippy Night!” AKA… Breakfast/brunch food for dinner night. With a day … Continue reading Italian Sausage Pepper and Onion Frittata

Italian Nacho Dessert Dip

Delicious and fun twist on traditional Italian Cannoli…makes a perfect dessert dip for holiday gatherings. Italian Nachos Ingredients 1 cup Mascarpone Cheese 3 cups fresh Ricotta Cheese ⅛ teaspoon pure vanilla powder (can substitute ½ teaspoon vanilla pure extract) ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 cup confectioners’ sugar 4 cups blended La Spagnola Vegetable and … Continue reading Italian Nacho Dessert Dip

Accepting Nominations For The GMG Cape Ann’s Best Donut Challenge

Just nominate a Donut Shop if you would please in the comment section on this post.  Nomination period ends Satuday morning at 5AM.  Top four nominations will go head to head in a taste off Sunday morning at the GloucesterCast podcast taping. If you’re a loyal long time GMG reader you remember the Steak Bomb … Continue reading Accepting Nominations For The GMG Cape Ann’s Best Donut Challenge

Privy to privy history: Digging outhouses! GMG reader asks what did people on Cape Ann do back in the day? p.s. Art was flush with it #GloucesterMA

A GMG reader describes area residents as “those on Cape Ann”*, compliments Joey and Good Morning Gloucester, and asks about outhouses: “Hello Joe, nice to meet ya. I have a Cape Ann question that is a bit strange. When I was younger I used to go on digs to find old bottles on Cape Ann. … Continue reading Privy to privy history: Digging outhouses! GMG reader asks what did people on Cape Ann do back in the day? p.s. Art was flush with it #GloucesterMA

1894 and 1902 poem and photo series on the business of fishing and the beauty & charm of Gloucester | Clarence Manning Falt #GloucesterMA essentials

Clarence Manning Falt (1861-1912) was a Gloucester poet and photographer, a son of a Canadian immigrant & fisherman and a Gloucester mother & homemaker (born and raised in a fisherman generations family herself). They had seven children. The Falt family eventually purchased 172 East Main Street; Clarence and his surviving siblings continued to live there … Continue reading 1894 and 1902 poem and photo series on the business of fishing and the beauty & charm of Gloucester | Clarence Manning Falt #GloucesterMA essentials

GloucesterCast 448 With Pat Ciaramitaro, Sam Nigro, Chris McCarthy, Jim & Pat Dalpiaz, Scotty Mac, and Joey C Taped 11/15/20

GloucesterCast 448 With Pat Ciaramitaro, Sam Nigro, Chris McCarthy, Jim & Pat Dalpiaz, Scotty Mac and Joey C Taped 11/15/20 Press play to listen (audio)- Press play to watch and listen (video)- When you subscribe you need to verify your email address so they know we’re not sending you spam and that you want to … Continue reading GloucesterCast 448 With Pat Ciaramitaro, Sam Nigro, Chris McCarthy, Jim & Pat Dalpiaz, Scotty Mac, and Joey C Taped 11/15/20

Local Connection to Famous “Anthony!” Prince Macaroni Commercial

By Jude Seminara Recently, Anthony Martignetti — “Anthony!” from the Prince Macaroni commercials — passed away. Martignetti was a local celebrity, court officer, and Italian immigrant. The following is the story of another Italian immigrant, my great grandfather Giuseppe Seminara, one of the founders of the Prince Macaroni Mfg. Co.  Prince Macaroni got its start less … Continue reading Local Connection to Famous “Anthony!” Prince Macaroni Commercial

Outbreak at the post office among the first hot zones: Gloucester Flu Pandemic 1918 part 4

This excerpt has been adapted from 1918 Pandemic: Reconstructing How the Flu Raged Then Flattened in Gloucester, Massachusetts when 183 Died in 6 weeks, HERE by Catherine Ryan. Mini posts like this one highlight select weeks during the outbreak as serialized quick reads about this Gloucester history. DRAFT REGISTRATION DAY & FIRST PUBLISHED STORY OF A GLOUCESTER FLU OUTBREAK 10 … Continue reading Outbreak at the post office among the first hot zones: Gloucester Flu Pandemic 1918 part 4