Winter squash tends not to be associated with Italian cooking. But in fall and winter, beautiful big squashes adorn the farmers’ markets from north to south. In Emilia-Romagna, squash-filled ravioli are a classic; and in the south, cooks sauté the squash in olive oil, then dress it with vinegar, sugar, and mint. This recipe pays […]
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Mustard-Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Apple Cabbage Slaw
During Easter time in Ireland, I love to whip up this easy dish for my family. My mom always has three other types of meat in the oven, usually a duck, a goose, and a turkey. Sometimes beef, too. So trying to find the space to make this meat ends up in an annual argument. […]
Halibut with a Dreamy Beurre Blanc Sauce
In one bite we were offering ohs and ahs as we took our first bites of Halibut Beurre Blanc, prepared for us by Chris Prosperi from Nina Planck’s The Real Food Cookbook. While it sounds fancy because of the French reference, it’s a simple butter and white wine sauce that would make any piece of […]
Sexy Grilled Chimichurri Steak
Many Argentines and Brazilians know how to party, and when they do, out comes someone’s much-loved Chimichurri sauce. While we’ve had this alluring sauce for beef in many restaurants, most versions were just okay, not the real thing. Ah, but this one is fantastico! Sashay over to the grill and have at it.