Sausages in a skillet.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Fried Italian Sausages, Green Peppers & Onions Alla Italia

Here is one of those recipes that really resists being written, though Italia Coppola did get it into her cookbook.

Plate of lamb and carrots.
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Rack of Lamb Madame Bali Recipe

This is an Armenian recipe, which I learned from my friend Armen Baliantz. The lamb racks are marinated in pomegranate juice and white onions for three days, and then grilled on our parrilla. 

A clear bowl filled with beet & red onion salad.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Salads

Beet & Red Onion Salad

When Italia was raising her family, she would have had access primarily to red beets, typically canned unless a family lived on a farm or had a garden.