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Gnocchi Alla Romana with Tomatoes and Mozzarella

First off, let’s get one thing out of the way: no, these don’t look like gnocchi. I get that, I really do. There is a reason for that, though, if you’d just let me explain… 555 more words


Elk Ragu' Tagliatelle and Wine Pairing

This big ol’ blob of red mush is one of my favorite things to make in the winter: ragu’. When serving ragu’, you “should” toss the sauce with all the pasta before plating. 1,262 more words


Pesto Noodle Soup

It’s been so cold and rainy the last few days that I felt inspired to make something cozy. There were some really great sounding soup recipes in my cookbook, but I chose the pesto and noodle soup ( 532 more words

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Quinoa Salad with Tangy Green Dressing

So here’s the salad that goes with that flavoursome, slightly tart salad dressing that I posted. It’s a nice substantial salad that will leave you feeling satisfied. 188 more words


Pappa al Pomodoro

This dish is – by far – one of my favorite things I ate while abroad. On my first day in Florence, when I was still feeling like a zombie from getting no sleep on the 8 hour flight, two of the girls I lived with took me and another housemate (who also had just arrived) to a restaurant for a late lunch. 592 more words

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Business Trip Culinary Pleasures

I’m on a business trip in San Antonio, staying at a hotel on the River Walk.    It was a lovely evening last night and I found just the right spot to eat, Ostra ( 294 more words


Linguini bottarga and burrata Recipe

Cooking pasta is easy. Not for this, it cannot be tasty!

Here is a recipe that will satisfy your taste buds, worth the best restaurants :) 119 more words