Basic Polenta

Polenta is an inexpensive, tasty alternative to pasta or rice, and can be served in unlimited ways. Here is a basic recipe for making polenta, as well as numerous...

Pasta Vecchia Napoli

I first tasted this pasta dish at a small trattoria just outside of Cortona and found it delicious. I knew as soon as I tasted it that I would...

Calabrian Style Pork Ribs

Costa di Maiale Calabrese ~ Calabrians preserve many of their vegetables in oil to be used throughout the year, and this recipe uses some of those vegetables preserved in...

Pasta Amatriciana

This sauce was created in the Roman town of Amatrice. It is commonly served over thick, hollow-tube pasta called bucatini, however I serve it over almost any dried pasta,...