Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Best Method For Making Bruschetta

Despite my best intentions, my garlic bread recipe is clearly not the last in my Italian feast line. What can I say? Maybe it’s because I’ve got an Italian brother-in-law; maybe it’s because I love tomatoes and I love carbs; … Continue reading

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Bran Muffins

More than any other meal, when I think about my mom, I think about breakfast. Maybe it’s because she loves to bake, but not to cook; or maybe it’s because she’s famous (and notorious) for her breakfasts. She makes world-famous … Continue reading

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Spring Green Lemon Pasta

As time shifts and the weather warms up (it was in the 70s here last week!), I start craving light and fresh food. Green food. Spring food. This fits the bill perfectly: it’s got all the flavor and crunch that … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Potatoes

For all of you afraid I’d forgotten my Irish-American roots, what with my focus on Italian food last week, here’s a little something to celebrate a belated St. Patrick’s Day: green and white potatoes! The green here is spinach, and … Continue reading

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Garlic Butter/Garlic Bread

Delicious Italian sauce: Check. Eggplant medallions: check. But what Italian feast would be complete without garlic bread? Since I’m not a fan of tiramisu (I know, I know–go ahead and slaughter me in the comments section), this is going to … Continue reading

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Wine-Battered Eggplant Medallions

Continuing the Italian theme for the week (yes, I know tomorrow’s St. Paddy’s Day), I wanted to share these medallions with you. They’re great for so many reasons: the sweetness of the wine, just barely there; the crunch of the … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Tomato Basil Sauce

This week, I’ve decided to give y’all a gift: an Italian feast, one post at a time. I figured I’d start with the easiest Italian sauce I know. This is a Tuesday night sauce, so fast to make that you … Continue reading

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Almond Drizzle Cookies

This past Sunday in New York, we had rain. Lots of rain. And when it wasn’t raining? It was drizzling. Which was ok, because it ┬ámeant I had an excuse to stay in my warm kitchen and bake. And here’s … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Bread

It’s been a particularly busy and stressful week for me at work, but this bread has been my saving grace. I actually made this last weekend, and it’s been my breakfast all week. (Since I don’t drink caffeine, I rely … Continue reading

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Warm Chickpea Salad

This is not exactly a salad per se, at least not the way I usually think of salad, but it’s got elements of the best salads: rich, hearty spinach; the combination of lemon juice and balsalmic vinegar. But this is … Continue reading

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