Category Archives: Italian

Braised Ribs and Rigatoni

This recipe is adapted from Lidia’s Italy. It is a great way to cook ribs if you are tired of barbecue. Braised Short Ribs 1 rack pork spare ribs 2 onions sliced thin 1 head garlic chopped roughly 6-8 pickled … Continue reading

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Dove with Yogurt Sauce

This will work well for quail and pigeon as well. The recipe is adapted from The Silver Spoon. Dove Breasts with Yogurt Sauce 8-12 whole dove breasts still attached to the bone 1 lime 1/2 cup onion finely diced 3 … Continue reading

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Eggplant Balls with Red Pepper Sauce

These are perfect as an appetizer, first course or as tapas. You could also include them in a sporting event party for people who would rather eat good food than watch sporting events. Eggplant “Meat” balls with Red Pepper Sauce … Continue reading

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Pasta Alla Norma

This is a quick and simple way to use an eggplant. The sauce is fantastic over fusilli pasta but any long thick noodle will work. The recipe was inspired by the New York Times one here. Pasta All Norma 1 … Continue reading

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Salmon Poached in Tomato Broth

This recipe is a great way to take advantage of fresh tomatoes and was inspired by this recipe at In Sock Monkey Slippers. A really good piece of salmon is key as well. Serve this with polenta or creamy grits. … Continue reading

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Venison Flank with Fresh Tomato Sauce

This needs a venison flank about two inches thick to work. Really fresh heirloom tomatoes help a bit too. Venison Flank Stewed in Tomaotes 2 lb venison flank roast 1 tbsp fish sauce 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce 3 tbsp apple … Continue reading

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Zucchini with Tomatoes and Mint

This is a quick side dish that tastes great and uses up some of the copious amounts of mint and zucchini around the house. Zucchini with Tomato Mint Sauce 1 large zucchini sliced in half and cut into 1/3″ wedges … Continue reading

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