Yippee! I’m almost off my drowsy-making pain medications and my mind is clear enough to get back to blogging. However, although I’ve become a wheeling maniac on my walker, cooking anything more complicated than oatmeal is out of the question … Continue reading
What do Italians eat on Christmas? I have no idea, but we had a feast with a big hunk of beef cooked in Italian red wine, a creamy cabbage risotto, and a simple salad with a new twist — fresh, … Continue reading
As a gluten free cook, I’m always on the look-out for a regional cooking style that relies on grains other than wheat, so when I recently read that northern Italians are fond of using corn in their recipes, I was … Continue reading
Liguria is a northwest region of Italy that curves along the coast, above Corsica, with France to the west and the city of Genoa at its heart. Here I offer two lovely , relatively simple dishes from this region, which … Continue reading
Yesterday, when I told my husband I was going to start cooking Italian recipes, he got this pleading look on his face and said, “Could we please stay there more than a week? I love Italian food!” So how could … Continue reading
I was an idiot, I admit it, to think that I could cook 416 recipes, let alone type them into this blog, in one year. So please forgive and FORGET.
As promised, I have cooked the well-known Greek specialty, Moussaka, and my family has mixed feelings about the dish. For me, it was too much work for a result that was hearty, flavorful, and interesting but not spectacular, and which … Continue reading