Tuscan Country Bean Soup

Prepared properly, this soup is creamy, and rich in flavor. The key to adding a depth of flavor, is to cook the beans with flavoring ingredients first, and then...

Fava Bean Soup

Fresh fava beans are available every spring and are a very versatile and healthy vegetable that can be used in an unlimited number of ways. Fava beans can be...

Beef Barley Soup

A hearty rich soup, perfect for those cooler days. Add some crusty Italian bread, a crisp green mixed salad and some fruit for dessert to create a complete meal....

Winter Caprese Salad

One of my favorite lunches is insalata caprese, or a salad of fresh tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella and basil. Unfortunately, it is often difficult to obtain fresh, ripe, good tasting...