So, here is the sauce I made (previous post), hiding under roasted chicken and Panzanella. Bright and flavorful with a nice garlic bite. It goes well with the bold flavors of the Panzanella. And, it’s pretty looking to boot! You can tell it’s summer by the colors.
I have been working on Summer sauce to go with grilled foods (chicken or fish). Basically it is pureed tomato, pepper and garlic oil. I pass the yellow tomatoes through a food mill to remove the skins and seeds. They act as the base. They are uncooked to retain as much of their flavor as […]
Simmering a Bolognese sauce for hours in your kitchen while you are trying to hold out the 100+ degree Summer heat can be daunting. I start early in the morning, when the house is cooler. Usually I make a big batch consisting of eight or ten servings and freeze them. It’s nice to have rich […]
I like pretty pictures, don’t get me wrong. But if a book doesn’t have some guts to it, I’m not interested. This book falls squarely into my “I’m interested” category. Andrew Carmellini has a great writing style that makes you feel like he is there cooking with you. Straight forward dishes with thorough explanations on […]
Pizza night rolls on, like a headless freight train barreling through the weekday night. This particular train happens to be carrying extra cheese, olives, sausage and basil.
There is no substitute for guacamole. Avocado, cilantro, white onion, lime… maybe a little tomato.