“Italian dressing” is about as Italian as spaghetti with meatballs or chicken Tetrazzini. That is, you won’t find any in Italy. Instead of a recipe, we have a proverb for how to dress a good Italian salad.
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If you close your eyes while you are eating this, you can imagine yourself in Rome, perhaps sitting across the table from Julia Roberts.
One of the rites of summer is undoubtedly cooking a nice thick steak on the grill. Ribeye is my favorite cut because I find it’s the most flavorful and succulent, especially when well marbled.
This easy recipe is so good, that you will find yourself sneaking some before serving, and there are rarely any leftovers.
Michela, our six-year old daughter, loves “salmon fish” as she calls it, and this is one of her favorite dishes. It is so simple, and yet so satisfying.
You may not think that ribs are an Italian dish, but they are definitely part of northern Italy’s culinary repertoire.
Julia Child once told me that making a good roast chicken is the mark of an accomplished cook. Perhaps it is because making simple dishes taste delicious is really what […]
I sliced the king oyster mushrooms but just cut off the root of the others and used them whole. I sautéed them with olive oil, onions, garlic, and parsley, then cooked the risotto. It was a hit and thoroughly enjoyed by the entire family along with a Morellino di Scansano (for Lael and me, of course).