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Fried Ricotta Gnudi with Spinach and Pancetta

According to Boston menus as of late, gnudi is the new gnocchi. I’ve been seeing them everywhere! The Sinclair’s version are especially to die. For those of you who are unfamiliar with gnudi, they are basically gnocchi but with ricotta instead of potato. … Continue reading

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Italian and Latin Fusion Sunday Funday | Part 1

As you may have heard me mention before, my brother Tom is a culinary student at Johnson and Wales. (Cha-ching!) Every Sunday Tom and all his chef friends get together for an all day cooking and drinking fest in Providence … Continue reading

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Pappardelle Bolognese

Yesterday was a good day. It started off with brunch at Aquitaine, which is always fabulous. Our wait for a table was over an hour, so to pass the time we stopped by South End Formaggio. Needless to say, that … Continue reading

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Roman Style Meatballs (with prosciutto!!)

I recently bought The Essential New York Times Cook Book by Amanda Hesser, a food columnist for the New York Times. It’s MASSIVE (just about the size of a small cat actually) and I love it. It’s a compilation of … Continue reading

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Vegetable Minestrone with Parmesan Rinds

Let’s face it, anyone with canned tomatoes, herbs, diced veggies and an appetite can make a decent minestrone soup. To make a great minestrone soup however, it takes a little something extra, something that will give the soup a fuller, … Continue reading

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Scalloped Tomato Heaven

Summer is winding down and while the tomatoes are perfect, I need to pack it in. When I was looking for fun tomato ideas, I remembered the tomato recipe that got away: Smitten Kichen’s scalloped tomatoes with croutons. I saw … Continue reading

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How Not to Make a Parmesan Bowl

Ahhhhh… Parmesan – my favorite cheese. When I found out about Parmesan bowls from the Hearts of Palm Salad recipe in this Behind the Burner video, you can imagine my level of excitement! Hello! Edible bowls of cheese!!!! I had to attempt to make them … Continue reading

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