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Antipasti-Appetizers-Pizzas, Picnic-Garden Party-BBQ, Summer

Smoky Eggplant Dip

No matter who you are or where you grew up, the whiff of smoke will take you someplace comforting.

Breakfast-Brunch, Cooking Techniques, Eggs

Boiled Eggs

Cracking the secret to the perfect hard- or soft-boiled egg.

Dinner Party, Poultry, Special occasions, Spring, Sunday Dinner

Yogurt-Marinated Chicken Halves

Easy, no fuss roast chicken with a tangy zip to it.

Culinary world trip, Desserts, Drinks


Affogato means ‘drowned’, which is exactly what you do to a scoop of vanilla ice cream with a strong shot of hot espresso. The ice cream can be fior di latte, vanilla or chocolate, or whatever you like. The pleasures of tasting this delicious dessert/beverage come in stages as the hot continues to melt the […]