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...

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...

Fennel Citrus Salad

Fennel is a very crunchy, fresh vegetable with a mild licorice flavor. Delicious baked or eaten raw, it can be prepared in a variety of ways. This simple salad recipe uses...