Entries Tagged as 'Recipe'

Sausage and Mushroom Risotto and Vegetable Broth Recipe

March 13th, 2014 · No Comments

It’s no secret I’m no fan of winter. One of the only things I like about it is the hearty meals, which I why I make a lot of soup (like this one with onions, or mixed legumes, cauliflower, or butternut squash, or using my own chicken stock), lasagnas and pasta baked in the oven, and of […]

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Lemon Almond Cake (Gluten Free) Recipe and Making a Recipe your Own

April 17th, 2013 · 7 Comments

Do you feel confident enough to create a recipe from scratch? That was one of the reasons I bought Michael Ruhlman’s “Ratio: The Simple Codes Behind the Craft of Everday Cooking” so I could feel more confident dissecting a recipe and making it my own without messing up the right ratios (and turning a cake […]

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Zuppa del Casale – Mixed Legume Vegetable Minestrone Soup Recipe

January 22nd, 2013 · 3 Comments

January is probably my least-favorite month. For the productivity freak inside me, it’s great because I’m full of ideas, lists, and empty notebooks. But for the animal being inside, I’m longing for sun, and not gray, or rain, or even snow. Since I moved to Milan, I have grown to dread January – all of […]

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Cacio e Pepe, Pecorino Romano and Pepper with Zucchine Recipe

October 29th, 2012 · 6 Comments

I’m thinking today we could all use a bit of comfort. For those who are in the Northeast and want the storm to be past and over (with their homes and loved ones intact), and for the rest of us who refresh Twitter feeling helpless…we could use a bit of comfort, right? Meet Pecorino Romano […]

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Canning Tomatoes in Italy and a Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipe

August 28th, 2012 · 22 Comments

His name is Tonino. He has two bicycles in his garage: one he’s ready to lend you with a moment’s notice, and one he says is “personal” and hangs on the wall. You know it’s that second bike which holds his memories. He used to ride 100km a day, but now he doesn’t ride as […]

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