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...

July 4, 2011
roasted vegetables

Roasted vegetable sandwiches are part of my kitchen repertoire.  I change my vegetables...

July 4, 2011
poached egg

I love poached eggs.  These delicate packages are delicious on toast, with beans, and atop...

July 3, 2011
Cranberry Mint Sorbet

  Sorbet is so easy to make at home, I don't know why everyone isn't doing it! While...

June 26, 2011
chicken cordon bleu

Chicken cordon bleu is often thought of as a French dish but it was actually an American innovation...

May 31, 2011
limoncello

Years ago, I spent a lovely weekend with friends in a tiny cabin we rented on a picturesque lemon...

May 22, 2011

If you walk into any Spanish eatery, whether a small cafeteria or an upscale restaurant, you will...

May 18, 2011

I first had this pizza in a restaurant in Spain believe it or not.  I loved it so much that I...

October 19, 2009

It's funny how our tastebuds change as we age. Not too long ago, eggplant was on my shortlist...

January 14, 2009
malfatti

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

December 25, 2008
crab cioppino

For as long as I can remember we've always had crab cioppino on Christmas Eve. It was a...

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