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Romagnolis' Table; Compliments of Campania


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Romagnolis' Table
Compliments of Campania
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Series Description

Premiered September 4, 1973 with 4 programs. Full 13 show season premiered January 3, 1974 and incorporated the original 4 programs from September. Second season premiered October 20, 1974. First national broadcasts began January 19, 1975 with repeat of the first local season. Program numbers and broadcast dates reflect the first local broadcast, starting with the January 1974 first full season.

Franco and Margaret Romagnoli demonstrate and prepare classic Italian cuisine, which should not be confused with “Italian-American” food. For one thing, say the Romagnolis, most Italian-American dishes have much more spice and garlic than is the rule for most of Italy. It is in the countryside that the Romagnolis have discovered the essentials of each dish, the things that can be done simply, on a daily basis, by people who don’t have the time to cook all day.

See Prime Time program guides September 1973 and January 1974 for cover stories. Series release date: 9/4/1973

Program Description

They’re back! Franco and Margaret begin their second season with a three-course Neopolitan repast, including rice-stuffed tomatoes, mixed fried seafood, and an incomparable Eater cake filled with chocolate and ricotta.



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Chicago: “Romagnolis' Table; Compliments of Campania,” 09/20/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 24, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_811B74A16E4C42238B3F7CF5C0DC2102.
MLA: “Romagnolis' Table; Compliments of Campania.” 09/20/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 24, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_811B74A16E4C42238B3F7CF5C0DC2102>.
APA: Romagnolis' Table; Compliments of Campania. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_811B74A16E4C42238B3F7CF5C0DC2102
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