Archive | December, 2011
Roasted Red Peppers

Roasted Red Peppers

Tweet     Serve with toasted Bruschetta. These full-of-flavor peppers can also be used in omelettes, pannini and pasta. They are always in my refrigerator in the summer months when they’re less expensive and more locally available. It can be a fun family outing to visit a local farm where everyone gets to ¬†pick their¬†own. […]

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Broccoli & Ricotta Salata (plated)

Broccoli & Ricotta Salata in Crosta

Tweet Because Sicily has an abundance of sheep grazing her hillsides, the Island is quite famous for it’s sheep milk cheeses. Ricotta Salata is one of them. Ricotta means “recooked” and is a cheese making process rather than a “type” of cheese. Many Americans are familiar with ricotta that’s used in dishes like lasagna or […]

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Braciolone

Braciolone

Tweet Depending on which part of Italy you’re from, Braciole (bra CHO lay) means different things. In the north it’s generally a cutlet of some kind that is cooked flat. In the south, Braciole refers to individual portions of meat rolled up with a filling or stuffing inside. Braciolone is a big roll, which is […]

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espresso biscotti

Espresso Biscotti

Tweet For all us coffee lovers who just can’t get enough of our favorite beverage, this is a delicious treat by itself. But who are we kidding? We know these biscotti will taste even better with a cup of our favorite brew! And to satisfy the sweet tooth, see my chocolate ganache recipe. Spread a […]

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