Posts from the ‘vegetable recipes’ category

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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green vegetable tart al la reggio emiglia

  {mother’s day poetry: for annette} there was a time when life without you was impossible. every breath they took, every step, every word came from you now babies become…

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spinach, eggplant and zucchini lasagna

I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter holiday. In Italia, Pasqua (Easter) is second only to Christmas, a very important holiday to most as it marks the resurrection…

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breakfast: quinoa with sauteed vegetables & soft cooked egg

I love breakfast. But my idea of breakfast is very different from what is most common here in the U.S. I was taught to eat simple fare…

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carciofini al forno (baked baby artichokes)

{food confession.} I am an artichoke (carciofi) addict. I can eat them everyday, all day especially when they are in season in the spring months. The…

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mediterranean roasted vegetable israeli couscous

Couscous is a staple ingredient in dishes from Morocco and North Africa and is very popular around the world and now found in a variety of…

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truffled orzo with asparagus & cheese

This dish works well for summer; especially here in the tropics as it is too warm and steamy for heartier pasta meals. Mammina often cooked meals…

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stuffed baby artichokes

Spring. A long, cold winter in upstate New York ends. The rebirth of trees, flowers, wildlife and, of course, the start of a vegetable garden that…

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