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Tasty Trivia Tuesday: Did you know that there are more than 600 pasta shapes produced worldwide? My sons love small elbow shaped pasta. What's your favorite shape?

Pointed Spinach (Spinacio)

A guide to buying vegetables used in Italian recipes

Antipasto Antipasto means "before the meal," and this antipasto recipe doesn't disappoint. Serve up this antipasto of cured meats, fresh cheeses, and herbs that will satisfy guests until the next course is ready.


So easy to make, and if you buy ingredients in bulk, less expensive than ordering.

Holiday Cranberry Rosemary Vinegar - This looks so simple to do & what a beautiful favor or Christmas gift it would make.

Holiday Vinegar

I havent made this vinegar yet, but it will make really pretty holiday gifts. The cranberies in the vinegar will tint white vinegar a pretty pink color. Recipe originally printed in local newspaper Cook time is infusing/waiting time weeks).

I just love pasta:)

Pasta with Artichoke Pesto . Artichokes, basil, and ricotta combine for an easy pasta sauce or quick dip.

Gilt-head bream (Orata) (Sparus aurata)

Gilt-head bream (Orata) (Sparus aurata)

This post shows you how to make 4 different kinds of filled pasta - Cappelletti, Ravioli con Pasta Prezemolo (Window Pane Pasta), Casoncelli and Bambu.

Pasta Fresca | Fresh Pasta

Bring out the Ramps!

Oktoberfest Warm German Potato Salad I make this often but without the egg, beer, tabasco and mustard. It is the dish everyone wants me to bring to a party.

Roasted Cauliflower With Currant-Parsley Sauce on rice. Might be good with fish, baked tofu, white or aduki beans

Roasted Cauliflower With Currant-Parsley Sauce

A piquant sauce of chopped currants, parsley, capers, red wine vinegar, and olive oil wakes up simply roasted cauliflower. Get the recipe for Roasted Cauliflower With Currant Parsley Sauce.


This is a very easy way to give the bland potato a lot of new flavour. The light coating of butter and cheese given the potatoes a crisp outside. This recipe can also be microwaved. See Microwave Sliced Baked Potatoes.