Wishing everybody a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! We started the new year traditionally with a bottle of cheap sparkling wine 😉 and delicious pork, the culinary symbol of good fortune.
Use them for decorating a variety of desserts and for serving with ice cream.
Italian cuisine or an American staple? Although I have visited Italy multiple times, I had never been to the most southern part of the country and (probably) therefore hadn’t heard about Pasta e Fagioli until…I came to the U.S.! Here on the East Coast, every corner deli serves their own version of this hearty Southern Italian…
The Mediterranean take on mashed potatoes, intensely flavored with extra-virgin olive oil and garlic instead of dairy products such as butter or milk.
Pork Milanese is traditionally served with lightly dressed arugula, however, you can serve it with potatoes or pasta if you prefer. This dish is a good choice for a quick weeknight dinner.
Serve it with grilled meats or as an antipasto with crispy white bread.
My Italian grilled chicken is perfect for family cookouts and picnics. It has a simple lemon, chili and rosemary marinade which is an ideal contrast to the smoky and earthy flavor of the charcoal grill.
Yes, I admit, rinsing the spinach is a bit time consuming, but once that part is done it takes only a few minutes to make this flavorful, Mediterranean dish.
It takes time and patience, but your reward will be a crusty loaf with a chewy yet tender crumb and a clean, wheaty flavor.
Living in New Jersey means that I can get an outstanding pizza pretty much at every corner. Nevertheless, once in a while, I like making my own pizza at home and from scratch. To me a perfect pizza starts with a perfect crust; thin, crispy and light. But to re-create this typical texture at home,…