Archive for ‘February, 2014’

{open kitchen}: beef cuts & boneless beef short-rib stew

Some mornings I find myself in that space in my casa that I love so much… ¬†and for some odd reason, I am at a loss…

Read article

stuffed meatloaf with tomato & onion ragu

Mammina Loreta has taught me many things about cooking simple classic food over the years. I now love that she and I can teach each other…

Read article

flourless chocolate cake with chocolate-dipped orange segments & sea salt

St. Valentine’s Day. A day based on a somewhat confusing history of pagan fertility festivals and the romantic story of St. Valentine, his love of love…

Read article

zuppa di cardone e polpettini di vitello

Italy’s regions have a wide variety of soups or zuppas that carry them through the cold winter days and nights. One zuppa I have come to…

Read article

involtini di pollo con spinaci e pomodori secchi

I am falling out of love with chicken. I find it to be somewhat tasteless these days and difficult to create new recipes for my blog,…

Read article