The Trigianis of Big Stone Gap, Virginia have a unique cultural and culinary heritage, mixing traditions from their Italian ancestry and from the Appalachian town in which they settled. Three of the five Trigiani sisters, led by bestselling novelist Adriana, join Diane to share some of their favorite family recipes.


  • Francesca Trigiani stationery store owner and contributor to "Cooking With My Sisters"
  • Mary Yolanda Trigiani corporate marketing consultant and co-author of "Cooking With My Sisters"
  • Adriana Trigiani award-wining playwright, television writer, documentary filmmaker, and author of the bestselling Big Stone Gap trilogy, "Lucia, Lucia" and "The Queen of the Big Time," and "Rococo," and co-author of "Cooking With My Sisters."

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