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CIOPPINO/ SEAFOOD STEW

CIOPPINO / SEAFOOD STEW

This was my first time having cioppino. I often heard of it but never really knew what it was until I tried …

CHICKEN MARSALA WITH SAGE

CHICKEN MARSALA WITH SAGE

Chicken Marsala is a classic Italian dish that is made with chicken cutlets, Marsala wine and often you will see mushrooms in …

MOM'S LASAGNA

MOM’S LASAGNA

Michael Symon’s Mama that is :). He said that every Wednesday at his parent’s house was lasagna night and that was the …

vegetables

ROASTED EGGPLANT CAPONATA

This is a Mediterannean-inspired dish that is simple and great as appetizer. It has lots of flavor. The eggplant dip is made …

SPAGHETTI AGLIO E OLIO

SPAGHETTI AGLIO E OLIO

I cannot think of anything easier than a spaghetti with garlic and olive oil for dinner. Seriously, Aglio Olio is one of …

pasta

SAUSAGE CARBONARA

This Sausage Carbonara has all the protein you need for the day if not more. The eggs, the sausage, the pancetta and …

PASTA AND SHRIMP PARCELS

PASTA AND SHRIMP PARCELS

Pasta and Shrimp Parcels is really an ideal dish if you have guest coming over for dinner. The parcels can be prepared …

calamari

CALAMARI

This was my first attempt of making Calamari after browsing through Alton Brown’s Good Eats cookbook. He had two different recipes for …

Meatballs and pasta

MEATBALLS AND PASTA

As common as meatballs and pasta is, believe it or not, I never had it before. I’m not sure why. Most importantly …

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