Posts from the ‘holiday recipes’ category

braised rabbit pappardelle with mixed spring vegetables

During my childhood years, the spring season was always a refreshing reminder of a cold, hard NY winter finally coming to an end. The chance to finally wear…

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zucchini-wrapped lamb koftas (kabobs)

I find myself seeking out new food and cuisines as I read my vast collection of food magazines and cookbooks. I recently ordered one of new…

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roasted chicken thighs with baby potatoes & artichoke hearts

Simple oven-roasted complete meals are perfect for both weekday dinners and busy weekends. I love the freedom of the combinations I can put together depending on what’s…

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insalata tritata: {chopped salad}

The cooler weather has finally descended upon us even here in the south. The cooler breezes and brisk evening temperatures are a most welcome respite from…

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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…

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italian lemon & ricotta biscotti

Italians love their biscotti and this is a recipe that I have researched and modified over the years for the best texture and flavor. The original…

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eggplant parmigiana

{buon giorno} The holiday season is happening right in front of our eyes and I for one am happy to see the season surround me with…

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mammina loreta’s italian sausage, spinach & chestnut stuffing

The Thanksgiving holiday is fast approaching and I am giving thanks for many things this 2013 season. Take a moment to write down all the things…

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