November 30, 2009

Serve with melted butter and grated fresh Parmesan cheese or a sauce of your choice.

November 30, 2009

Pancetta is the same cut of pork as bacon. It is cured with salt and is not smoked. It comes...

January 14, 2009
malfatti

For such an amazingly good dish it has such a pessimistic name: malfatti. In Italian, malfatti...

November 26, 2008
Chicken Fricassee

Chicken fricassee is a classic chicken stew, typically so thick that it's almost a sauté. This...

November 18, 2008
creamy porcini polenta

I know I've talked to you about polenta before, and specifically an exotic mushroom polenta,...

October 23, 2008

The tree outside my window is the most striking array of orange and gold. I love this time of year...

October 17, 2008
Best Ever Lemon Roasted Chicken

Many years ago in a bookstore in Portland, Oregon, we were fortunate to attend a book signing by...

July 30, 2008
pasta estate

In Italy, when the first tomatoes of the season are ripe for plucking, they celebrate summer by...

July 27, 2008

Polenta is one of my favorite comfort foods. Nothing beats a heaping bowl of this peasant food made...

June 25, 2008

Legend has it that during World War II American soldiers in Rome would bring their Italian friends...

June 16, 2008
Garlic And Parsley Grilled Flank Steak

The sun has finally decided to show itself here in Seattle, which means the barbecue has been...

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