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Carrot-Top Pesto with Pasta and Diced Carrots

This recipe is really all about the carrot tops and transforming them into something delicious to eat rather than tossing them or composting them (although the latter isn’t a bad thing to do). I hadn’t thought about carrot-top pesto in … Continue reading Carrot-Top Pesto with Pasta and Diced Carrots

Charred Zucchini with Rigatoni, Peas, Cherry Tomatoes, and Mixed Herbs

I’m continuing with my recipe posts devoted to one of my favorite methods of cooking; broiling. Take a look at my latest video below. I’ll show you how to make delicious charred zucchini in the broiler. You won’t believe how … Continue reading Charred Zucchini with Rigatoni, Peas, Cherry Tomatoes, and Mixed Herbs

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe, Sausage, Cherry Tomatoes, and Calabrian Chili

This recipe is based on an old favorite from the Fine Cooking Magazine archives. I made modifications based on flavors I love, swapped and added alternate ingredients, and added a squeeze of lemon at the end for brightness. I hope … Continue reading Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe, Sausage, Cherry Tomatoes, and Calabrian Chili