sweetsourbeets

Sweet And Sour Roasted Beets And Onions

Beets are delicious when prepared properly and although they can now be found year round, they are at their best between late June and October. This recipe combines beets...

beanspancetta

Roasted Butter Beans With Pancetta

Tender, fresh butter beans are oven roasted with pieces of pancetta or bacon creating a flavorful side dish. Use lots of fresh cracked black pepper to give this dish a...

piadinecaprese

Piadini Caprese

We love Caprese salads, which is simply buffalo mozzarella, ripe fresh tomatoes, and basil dressed with olive oil, salt and pepper and I have taken those ingredients as a...

piadineprosciutto

Piadini With Prosciutto, Tomatoes, And Arugula

When I make piadini bread, I usually make a double batch and once the bread has cooled I freeze what I do not plan to use immediately in individual...

summersquash

Summer Squash With Pancetta And Fresh Thyme

In the summer when vegetables are flourishing, I find I get carried away at my local green grocer and I end up almost always buying too much of everything....

spagmeatballs

Nonna’s Spaghetti & Meatballs

This is our family recipe for Spaghetti and Meatballs given to me by my Mother-in-law, who makes the best red sauce I’ve ever tasted, and I have been making...

stuffedeggplants

Baked Stuffed Eggplant

There are so many ways you can prepare eggplants, but when they are really fresh, I like to use a simple recipe to allow the fresh flavor of the...

vealchoptomsauce

Veal Chops With Sauteed Tomatoes

Thick, moist veal chops really don’t need too much added to them, but I do like them them once in a while with a scoop of tasty, fresh tomato...

stuffedcabbage

Veal Stuffed Cabbage

This dish is both tasty and filling and can be made the day before and reheated. You can vary the meat used in the filling, and substitute ground beef,...

cartedipiano

Sardinian Flat Bread

Pane Carasau ~ An Italian flat bread with a crisp, cracker-like texture that is seasoned with aromatic rosemary and coarse sea salt. I have also heard it nicknamed “piano paper” or...