Tag Archives: Italian

Pumpkin Gnocchi

While I was in New York with my husband over Christmas, we planned on hitting up one of my bucket list restaurants: the Spotted Pig. We braced ourselves for a cold evening spent waiting with our name on a 2 … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Ricotta (and Crostini Six Ways)

Brace yourself. You’re about to make homemade ricotta cheese.  Cheese so grand, you’ll likely sustain off a baguette smeared with it for the next few days (with wine…I won’t judge). The richest, creamiest most flavorful ricotta cheese that store bought will … Continue reading

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Mini Almond Plum Cakes

It’s officially stone fruit season! The market is seriously bursting with fresh peaches, nectarines, cherries and plums. I can’t even believe this many varieties existed, but yesterday I bit into something called a doughnut peach and I was thankful for … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Spaghetti and Meatballs

Growing up, my freezer was always fully stocked with plastic containers of Grandma’s tomato sauce and meatballs. We probably looked like crazy people to most visitors, like we were preparing for the next apocalypse or something–but we were okay with that. … Continue reading

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Mushroom Farro Risotto

Reason Number 10,857 Why I Love Farro: creamy, dreamy mushroom risotto. This lighter, whole grain version of the Italian classic is indulgent enough for company but also easy enough for a weeknight. And rather than spending an hour in front of your … Continue reading

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