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Mediterranean Grain Bowl

After I was married, the first house my husband and I bought was only a couple of miles away from my mother. Quite often I would stop by for a…

Farro Risotto

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  First cultivated in 9000 BC, emmer wheat, called farro in Italian, was the standard ration of the Roman legions. High in fiber, low in gluten (not gluten-free), this ancient…

New Orleans Red Beans and Rice

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  Born in New Orleans in 1901, Louis Armstrong, considered to be the founding father of jazz, loved Red Beans and Rice. He adored this dish so much that he…

Jambalaya

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  The Holy Trinity, in culinary terms, is the trio of aromatics that is the foundation of flavor in many regional cuisines. New Orleans is no exception. Onions, bell peppers…
Risi e Bisi

Risi e Bisi (Risotto with Peas)

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  While attending a cooking class in Bergamo, Italy, I will never forget what the chef said about the making of this northern Italian dish. “Making a great risotto,” he…
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