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Courgettes/Zucchine for a Summery Pasta Sauce from Nerano

If you have a glut of courgettes and a dearth of recipe ideas, you do worse than have a go at making the following pasta sauce! 13 more words

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Easy Peasy Pollo con i Peperoni - Chicken and Pepper/Capsicum Stew

Of course, if the idea of cooking is not an appealing one for you, the ‘easiest’ fallback recipe is when someone else cooks for you … but needs must on occasion that even the most reluctant cook has to rustle up something for the evening meal and I am sure that a recipe such as this one would offer a modicum of consolation.   794 more words

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Glossy Baked Tomato Sauce for Pasta

A friend emailed me yesterday asking advice about a good sauce for his beautiful crop of tomatoes this year.  I forwarded him a link to a post I wrote a couple of years ago for the “Giardini di Sole” blog, describing a recipe that I regularly resort to now, made for us by our wizard home-cook friend Liz Macrì.   88 more words

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EVOO+Cast iron pan = BAD idea

I didn’t realize how much oil was left after braising the onions, and putting the hamburger it splashed a bunch of oil on my wrist and chest. 67 more words

Hoosier Caprese Salad

It is hot.  I don’t want to turn on the stove or the oven.  I want to eat cool foods and those which can be tossed on the grill. 357 more words


Chicken Puttanesca + Bonus Recipe Idea

This is a pretty simple and quick meal for any day :)

I stray from the classic on this one, omitting the anchovies which you can add (if you don’t forget to get them when you’re at the store that morning lol). 236 more words

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