Entries Tagged as 'Entree'

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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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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Detox Raw Vegetable Salad Recipe

June 28th, 2012 · 3 Comments

One of the things I look for during summer is big platters of raw vegetables at parties, barbecues, and in supermarkets. They’re not super popular here in Italy (though I sometimes see them at aperitivo), and when I see pinzimonio (raw vegetable appetizer with a dipping sauce of oil, salt, and pepper, and sometimes vinegar) […]

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Pepata di Cozze – Peppered Steamed Mussels Recipe in Puglia

August 25th, 2011 · 5 Comments

This is what I eat a lot of while I’m in Puglia – una pepata di cozze. Sometimes spelled impepata or ‘mpepata – “peppered” mussels, I think an alternative translation is steamed mussels, prepared with and garlic, and yes, pepper. So delicious. Quick and easy, only a few ingredients and one pot are needed to make this […]

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