July 13, 2011
pesto pasta

A signature Italian sauce, pesto hails from Genoa, located in the Northwestern corner of the...

July 13, 2011
Pizza

  The ultimate in Italian imports, pizza is touted as America's favorite food - and...

July 13, 2011
onion tart

On July 14th in 1789, the French Revolution began with the storming of Bastille, a Parisian prison...

July 13, 2011
eggplant tomatoes

If you are on a gluten free diet and can still eat corn, then polenta is a perfect treat. This...

July 13, 2011
arugula

Arugula or rocket lettuce, as it is sometimes called, is a peppery green that has become popular in...

July 12, 2011
eggplant

A Mediterranean cousin of Eggplant Parmesan, Moussaka is a traditional Greek dish using layers of...

July 12, 2011
israeli couscous

Ptitim or Israeli couscous is a staple in many Jewish households.  The small pearl shaped...

July 12, 2011
Bastille Day in France

Every summer, July plays host to not only America’s Independence Day, but also France’s...

July 12, 2011

These no-cook sauces will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time. Sun Dried Tomato Romesco...

July 11, 2011
pizza

Summer is in full swing.  The market is full of seasonal fruits and veggies just waiting to be...

July 11, 2011
ice cream sandwiches

These bloggers have taken full advantage of the summer by cooking up foods using the best of the...

July 10, 2011
Broccoli

With only 5 ingredients, this recipe is simple and incredibly elegant - not to mention tasty!...

July 10, 2011
mere poulard galettes

The simple perfection of the French butter cookie... French supermarkets devote an entire aisle,...

July 9, 2011
chicken cacciatore

Chicken cacciatore is prepared "hunter's style" or braised with tomatoes, onions,...

July 9, 2011
tulip spaghetti fork

The Tulip Spaghetti Fork by Design-Matter takes a flower-inspired twist on the standard fork,...

July 7, 2011
risotto

  Risotto is the Nothern Italian pasta - where Romans eat pasta every day without fail,...

July 7, 2011
kd smart macaroni

Kraft has taken a page from many mothers' notebooks and surreptitiously added vegetables to a...

July 6, 2011
gazpacho

A classic Spanish dish, gazpacho is the quintessential no-cook summer soup. Made from fresh...

July 5, 2011
Ciao Italiano

I have shared my love for the days when PBS was the only place to find cooking shows, as well as my...

July 5, 2011
caprese salad

Sometimes you just want to eat something simple.  What could be better on a summer evening...

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