Appearances can be deceiving, so at first glance, it’s easy to underestimate the complexity of Baingan Bharta, the vegetarian dish from Northern India. While this mixture may resemble a simple, unassuming vegetable stew, don’t be fooled! The harmonious blend of … Continue reading Baingan Bharta
I love recipes that use unexpected ingredients which work unexpectedly well together. That’s what resulted when I developed the recipe for Warm Ravioli Salad with Marinated Cheese, Apple, and Tomato, which appeared in Fine Cooking Magazine’s August/September 2019 issue (#160). … Continue reading Marinated Cheese
In 2006, one of Fine Cooking Magazine’s regular offerings (which devout subscribers will remember) was a Recipe Foldout. And it was precisely that—four pages that housed eight short recipes that boasted dinner in 30 minutes or less. Printed on heavy, … Continue reading Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower, Arugula & Prosciutto
I hope everyone had a safe, healthy, and wonderful Thanksgiving. I’ve been fortunate to be extremely busy with work, which is why you haven’t heard from me in a while. Regardless, I’m always thinking of you, and what might whet … Continue reading Cherry Tomato, Caramelized Onion & Herb Ricotta Tart
I’ve meant to post this recipe for a while, and now that my arm is finally out of the cast, I’m actually getting to it. I’ve had this idea in my head to create a really flavorful lasagna using fresh … Continue reading Ravioli Lasagna with Tomato and Alfredo Sauces
Hi Everybody, I’m thrilled to be partnering with San Marzano to share this incredible opportunity for you to win a dinner prepared with delicious #ILoveSanMarzanoDOP tomatoes at a local restaurant valued at $250. Time for a teaching moment. Did you … Continue reading I ❤ San Marzano DOP Contest Spring 2021
I’m so happy to announce the winner of the “I ❤ San Marzano DOP Tomatoes” recipe contest! Joan Velush’s Tomato, White Bean Soup with Rosemary recipe really “crushed” the competition (yes, the recipe uses crushed tomatoes)! Congratulations to Joan and … Continue reading The Winner!
Winter is right around the corner, along with cold, short days and longer nights. If you’re anything like me, you’re already beginning to miss the warm days of summer and rich, sweet, juicy tomatoes plucked right from the vine. You … Continue reading I ❤ San Marzano DOP
The other day, I was lucky enough to receive a market basket of beautiful produce from my dear friend Mary Jo’s incredibly lush vegetable garden. The bag was filled with just-picked delights such as rainbow Swiss chard, broccoli greens, Romain … Continue reading Warm Ravioli Salad with Marinated Cheese, Apple, and Tomato
I’m proud of the fact that I grew up in a racially diverse neighborhood. Like it or not, we all lived side by side, for better or for worse. Name an ethnicity, and we pretty much had it covered. From … Continue reading Thank You, Hilda!