Show Business: Viewpoints

THE ROMAGNOLIS' TABLE. PBS, Sundays 7:00 p.m. E.D.T. For the viewer-cook inclined to split piselli, it must be said that Pa and Ma (Italian-born Franco and Irish-English Margaret) Romagnoli are a bit offhand. He says add a cup of vinegar, but what he does is slosh a slug of it into a wineglass, eye it with a shrug, and toss it in. A few Romagnoli dishes — hot Swiss chard with olive oil, spareribs and sausages mired in thick sauce — are the sort of thing only an Italian mama could love. But these...

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