Posts tagged ‘lemons’

magozino di limone italiano: {italian lemon crostada}

It was my first trip to the Amalfi coast in Italia. The train ride from the north was wonderful. There really is nothing like a European…

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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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la tavola: piccata di vitello {veal piccata}

Weekend dinners are my favorite. The kind that allow you to slow down and savor the moment as well as the people around you as you…

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{summer}: trio of green vegetables

I love green vegetables. Green vegetables can be sweet, savory, bitter or buttery in texture and flavor. My famiglia’s table was always filled with two to three green vegetable choices…

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chicken piccata (piccata di pollo)

What is piccata? The definition of the italian word  “piccata” basically means “larded” or tasty, savoury or piquant (sharp) like the flavor of lemon or brined capers. Larding…

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mini limoncello and lemon tortes

Sweet treats and indulgences are one of my life’s secret luxuries. There are those of us who love chocolate (I adore dark chocolate) and those of…

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