Entries Tagged as 'Entree'

How to Make Homemade Chicken Stock & Avoid MSG

November 8th, 2010 · 11 Comments

Thanksgiving is coming up (and has already passed in Canada), and for a lot of people it means you’ll have tons of turkey that will turn into Thanksgiving leftovers, turkey sandwiches, turkey enchiladas, turkey salad, and turkey soup. But what about that large turkey carcass sitting on your kitchen counter? Before you throw it away, […]

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Spiny Lobster Tail and Asparagus Pasta Recipe

May 18th, 2010 · 16 Comments

Growing up on the West Coast of the United States, I didn’t grow up with a passion for lobster. In some ways, I’ve never really developed a taste for lobster. I’m not sure I’m a fan at all. I don’t get excited about Maine lobsters or vats of melted butter or lobster tails on a […]

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Broccolo Romanesco, Roman Cauliflower with Pasta Recipe

February 26th, 2010 · 13 Comments

Before I grew to love the broccolo romanesco, Roman broccoli / cauliflower (or as I sometimes hear it being called cavolo romanesco, Roman cabbage) as much as I do, I was freaked out by it. A vegetable that’s vivid, electric green and has all sorts of spiky formations all over it? It looks like something […]

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Fresh Spinach Reginette Pasta with Walnut Pesto Recipe

April 16th, 2009 · 15 Comments

So, I don’t often talk about what it’s like to live in Italy since this is more of a food, recipes, travel blog instead of an expat blog, but where I live, it’s definitely not like living under the Tuscan Sun. Milan is a city, albeit a city surrounded by a beautiful country that is […]

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Tags: Entree · Expats · Food · Italy · Recipe · Tuscany

How to Make Fresh Homemade Spaghetti alle Vongole, Pasta with Clams

February 12th, 2009 · 21 Comments

For my 2009 “I Dare” Cooking Challenges, I said that I would be making 12 different types of pasta at home this year. Of course, making pasta is not new to me – I’ve made: Fresh Pasta with Basil, Tomatoes and Burrata, Fresh Lemon Pasta with Spring Peas and Mint, and Pappardelle Pasta with Leeks […]

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