Risotto is one of those dishes that seems intimidating to make and maybe even confusing to eat. Is it an entrée? Is it a side dish? I mean, it’s rice… So why do you only order it at restaurants?
Zucchini boats (stuffed zucchini) is summer’s answer to flexibility.
I love meals with history and Peposo di Manzo (Beef stewed in red wine with black peppercorns) goes back more than half a millennium — and it is the definition of comfort food.
Macaroni and Cheese as an adult or even elegant dish? If you picture a blue box, probably not. Let’s talk….
I don’t know about you, but sometimes I need to leave my own kitchen and eat out to find new inspiration.
National sandwich month (USA) was in August, but I’m aiming for pear season, so I feel right on queue.
Decades ago, one of my go-to, fit-for-company dinners was baked chicken breasts stuffed with grated zucchini and carrot stuffing. An entrée and side dish in one, and a bit of a show piece, too.
I was walking down the grocery aisle and a bag of rigatoni caught my eye. What if this weren’t a giant-sized American main dish, but rather a more elegant first course?
When many regions lay claim to a dish, that means a couple of things. First, it’s so good that people want credit. And, secondly, there are bound to be many variations.
The French? The Polish? Your Jewish grandmother? Who can claim the stuffed cabbage roll as their own? Trick question! All of the above and more (or make it your own).