Month: October 2014

Pasta e fagioli prompted by stay in Venice

[caption id="attachment_927" align="aligncenter" width="4672"] Academia Bridge connects Campo San Vidal with the Dorsoduro sestieri where students congregate in Venice.[/caption] On a stunning afternoon in Venice, I had pasta e fagioli — pasta […]

Top pasta with pesto for easy meal

[caption id="attachment_907" align="alignright" width="640"] Inside the 5th century Basilica of San Zeno in Verona, Italy.[/caption] I've been hunting down recipes in Italian cookbooks ever since I returned last week from northern […]

Pollo alla cacciatora or hunter’s wife’s chicken

  [caption id="attachment_896" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Chicken alla cacciatora served with roasted garlic potatoes and a salad with balsamic dressing. It's a do-ahead meal worthy of guests. Photo courtesy of Rachel Bauer […]

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