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Egg Noodles with Creamy Red Cabbage and Sweet Corn

Something about this recipe caught my eye when I spied in it a cookbook recently. I’m crazy about cabbage (probably a minority opinion) and I wish more people would give it a chance. When cooked right its sweet and retains … Continue reading

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Cooking Italy: Apple and Bean Soup

According to Lidia: “Every region of Italy has a fagioli (bean) soup, often quite filling, with potatoes and pork and either pasta or rice. Interestingly, it was in Trentino-Alto Adige, renowned for the heartiness of its soups, that I had … Continue reading

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Cooking Italy: Spaghetti in Tomato-Apple Sauce

I decided to start cooking my way through Trentino Alto Adige with the most simple recipe I could find in the chapter because I hadn’t stocked up at the grocery store in over a week. Lucky for me, Lidia included … Continue reading

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The Inspiration

It all started with a bowl of bucatini con salsicce. If you are reading this blog, you can thank (or blame) Lidia Bastianich’s recipe for bucatini con salsicce (bucatini with sausage). While lounging around the house this past May, Liz … Continue reading

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