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Italian Style Oven Baked Chicken

This easy, oven bake makes a wonderful, flavorful dinner with plenty extra for leftovers. I only use the breasts, thighs and chicken legs in this recipe. 302 more words

Healthy Italian Cooking

Fresh Tomato Salad with Basil

I’m determined to have a healthy recipe every time I update this blog because otherwise it will consist of entirely chocolate and sugar. I am trying to eat healthier and this recipe is a quick, tasty hearty meal that shouldn’t make you feel guilty of eating it. 119 more words


Heirloom Tomato Salad

The “Perfect” Tomato can be hard to find, especially when they aren’t in season.  I find the pre-packaged grape tomatoes are usually ripe, have just enough sweetness to them and the skin is never tough.  101 more words



Panzanella is a wonderful Italian “bread salad”. Use a firm, dense bread to avoid sogginess.


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4 cups (1-inch pieces) firm textured bread (Italian, sourdough, day old artisan loaf, etc) 127 more words


Empanada - lookalikes with a fresh salad

Chop a few carots, 1 onion, 4 garlic cloves,1  spicy pepper in tiny pieces (brunoise). Put in the microwave for 4 mins. Add 150 grams of peas, 150 grams of crumbled feta cheese, and 1 table spoon of baharat (mixture of herbs), pepper and salt. 63 more words



Ensalada is a Spanish salad of perfect tomatoes and mild, sweet onion slices. It is found around the world in countries or regions that have had a Spanish influence in their history. 263 more words