Teresa Giudice

Teresa talks Jacqueline's baby, her new book, and Danielle self-destructive behavior.

on May 4, 2010

 

Can you believe Season 2 is finally here? There are more episodes in this season, so you’ll get to see more of us, and more of our families. And that’s really what it’s all about: family. I think that’s why people like our show - because they can relate to us - the good and the bad. I’ve met so many of you, viewers and fans, and I can certainly relate to you. (And can I just say, the Jersey Housewives have the most gorgeous fans? I’ve seen your Twitter and Facebook profile pictures - wow! One gorgeous girl and guy after another!) You have all touched my heart. I’m so happy I can be a part of your family too.

I had two big family blessings this year. First of course was my beautiful baby Audriana - who you’ll meet in an episode very soon! And my first book which finally come out TODAY! Family tradition is very important to me. A lot of our family time, our culture, and our love revolves around being in the kitchen. I learned to cook from my mom, and I cook homemade meals for my family almost every night. I’ve been collecting my mom’s recipes, tips, tricks and secrets from the Old World for healthy Italian living for years. I finally wrote them down to pass on to my kids, and the result is Skinny Italian. It’s a love letter to my mom. It’s full of full-color photographs, over 60 family recipes straight from Salerno, and of course, a bit of behind-the-scenes gossip thrown in. You can get it at your local bookstore, Target or Costco. You can read excerpts and see inside the book at my website: www.teresagiudice.com.

I know we left last season with a big bang, and of course things get crazy this season too, (or it wouldn’t be on Bravo, would it?) but it was nice to open with so many happy scenes and catch up with everyone.

How adorable is Nicholas? Watching Jacqueline’s baby dreams come true after so much heartbreak, and watching how it brought her whole family closer together was really amazing. It was also great to see Caroline’s husband Albert so fit. We see him every day, so the clips of last year and this year were really shocking. What a transformation! Good for him!