Holy moly do I love ramen. And, by the way, I’m not talking about the “Peel off the lid. Pour boiling water into the cup. Let sit for three minutes. Stir well and serve” variety. I’m talking about huge bowls of chewy, luxurious noodles swimming in a flavorful, savory broth with an assortment of proteins, loads of garnishes, and a soft- boiled egg floating on top. Comfort food of the highest order.
There’s nothing better than roasting a chicken low and slow for Sunday dinner. But, I don’t stop there. While I’m doing the dishes after dinner, I’ve got the chicken carcass in a stockpot simmering away on the stove so my husband Matt and I can have a delicious homemade stock for a Spanish soup later on.
A delicious destination for that leftover Easter ham. Swap out carbonara’s traditional pancetta for thickly cut ham and throw in shelled fresh peas right at the end for some color and bite—and as a way to welcome spring.
One of the most mouth-watering dishes we’ve enjoyed in Italy was prepared for us by our friend and host, Vern Willey, formerly of Hartford and now a resident of glorious Treviso. Pasta limone, as Vern calls it, was first served to him by neighbors in Positano, when Vern was stationed there decades ago with the […]
(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 […]
Our featured pesto recipe is in Nancy Harmon Jenkins new cookbook, Virgin Territory, about the culture and practice of making olive oil in the Mediterranean region. Each of her recipes, which are her own or those of her friends, have olive oil as an important ingredient.