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Creamy Beef Stew

Tweet Some of my family’s favorite dishes are the ones that are the easiest to put together and either simmer on top of the stove, such as stufato di manzo or balsamic braised chicken that bakes in the oven. These one-pot meals fill the kitchen with mouth-watering aromas that get your stomach juices flowing with […]

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Scalloppine alla Panna

Tweet   Scalloppine in general terms, simply means scallops of veal (thin slices of top round). I like to cook with this cut of meat because it’s lean, and cooks quickly. There are many ways to prepare it which I will share in future posts. This is a mushroom and cream (panna) sauce that adds […]

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Swordfish Stemperata

Tweet If for no other reason, (and I have many) I would live in Sicily for her abundant source of fish. The catch varies with the seasons and the waters. There is a Sicilian saying, “If you want to eat fresh fish, you mustn’t have a tight wallet”. Swordfish commands a high price due to […]

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Osso Bucco

Tweet This slowly braised, melts-in-your-mouth tender and falls off the bone with very little persuasion dish, is one of my favorites. The original version was seasoned with cinnamon, allspice and bay and garnished with Gremolada, (a mixture of lemon zest, garlic and parsley). The modern version incorporates tomatoes, giving the dish a richer flavor. Ossibuchi […]

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