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Zuppa di Broccoli

Tweet This soup has a mere three ingredients … and that’s counting the water! My grandmother made broccoli soup the same way she made macaroni and cauliflower soup. I love the cauliflower version but, for some reason, I never really liked the soup made with broccoli, until I poured the cooked broccoli (with the water […]

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Lemon Roasted Broccolini

Tweet Broccolini, sometimes referred to as baby broccoli, is a hybrid that has thinner stalks and a slightly sweeter taste than broccoli. If I am only cooking a small amount, I will use a saute pan on top of the stove but, if I’m feeding a crowd (holidays are upon us), using a sheet pan […]

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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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