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Non-Traditional (and Italian) Fried-ish Chicken with Tomato Confit Toasts

This is a great recipe to shake up your normal, everyday, boring chicken. Split chicken breasts encased in a light breading/batter atop a simple spinach salad. 657 more words

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A Winter "Risotto"

It seems odd posting about winter dishes when it’s almost 90 degrees outside and looks like this:

Ah, Southern California!

Whatever the temperature, it is… 1,055 more words

Food

What is Dry Farming?

Not all tomatoes are the same…..

The Dry-Farmed Technique

In California, where torrential rains saturate the soil in the winter and the summers are bone-dry, the climate naturally allows for dry farming, a method where all irrigation is cut off after the plants have become established. 226 more words

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lists and links … taking advantage of the last bits of summer

We’ve rounded the corner on summer when everything hits at once – the last holiday of the season, first days of school, work schedules pick up, garden produce is almost too much to handle and unfortunately, fall is in the air. 1,456 more words

Seasonal

Polpette with a Crunch - Polpette con Doppia Impanatura

The cheaper cuts of beef that the Romans use to make stock (il lesso) are often eaten either sliced up and accompanied by a ‘salsa verde’ or else reheated with onion and tomatoes for a dish called ‘picchiapò’ ( 406 more words

Basic Techniques

Tomato Confit

On Sundays, I try to prepare spreads or meals that I can take to work for the week. Tomato Confit can be used on any dish. 231 more words

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