This tomato tart, made in celebration of Earth Day, was one of our all-time favorite pre-show meals. Someone may have even said something about the tart being better than pizza. Fightin’ words in our neck of the woods.
Cheesy, Crispy Pizza Portobello Mushrooms
Mushrooms are a mainstay of many a vegetarian’s diet as they are substantial, have great texture, and provide that elusive and desirable umami flavor we all crave (even if we don’t know exactly what umami is). But not everyone loves mushrooms, and for some kids mushrooms are one of those acquired tastes. Keep going—they are […]
Quick Fresh Tomato & Arugula Pasta
We’ve had potato salad and green salad but we haven’t had nearly enough pasta, so we asked senior contributor Chris Prosperi for one of his favorite easy pasta recipes using summer tomatoes. The sauce is made from the juice of the fresh tomatoes, white wine, a little reserved pasta cooking water, garlic and crushed red […]
Garlic Bread Corn on the Cob
Corn and Parmesan cheese are a perfect marriage. This recipe from Giada De Laurentiis is great if you’re looking for something a little different for your corn on the cob. We found it on FoodNetwork.com.
Episode 3: Faith’s Food Adventure in Italy
(Cruise through episodes 1 and 2 for your next trip to Italy, or go with Faith on a food tour next year.) We spent the day in the ancient city of Asolo, then traveled down the road to the mind-altering Villa Barbaro, a 16th Century masterpiece created by the architect Andrea Palladio. Anyone can purchase […]
Best Roasted Mushrooms with Parmesan & Pine Nuts
This is genius, so hats off to Adam Ried and his associates at Cooks Illustrated, where somebody suggested something absurdly clever — soaking mushrooms in a little salty water for a few minutes to make them especially moist after roasting. We don’t know who wanted to pair the roasted mushrooms with parmesan and pine nuts, […]