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Fagiolini in umido (Green beans in tomato sauce)

Fagiolini in umido (Green beans in tomato sauce)

While Sundays dinners at Angelina's house were once-a-week, belly-busting, meaty affairs, she practically lived…

Frank Fariello
Feb 2010
Advanced
3 votes
1117 views
Sliced Seared Steak (Tagliata di Manzo)

Sliced Seared Steak (Tagliata di Manzo)

Buy a little good quality steak and prepare it very quickly in a cast iron skillet with rosemary sprigs and…

daniellec1
Mar 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
10249 views
Salsicce con broccoletti

Salsicce con broccoletti

Is there any meat more satisfying than sausages? If there is, I haven't found it. And, in this typically Roman dish, sausages marry particularly…

Frank Fariello
Feb 2010
Advanced
2 votes
1301 views
Baked Haddock with Spinach and Bread Crumb Tomatoes

Baked Haddock with Spinach and Bread Crumb Tomatoes

A healthy alternative to fried fish. Baked in the oven with crispy bread crumbs on top of delicious garlic…

Claudia lamascolo
Jun 2010
Professional
2 votes
2135 views
Simple Pasta with Spinach, Mushrooms and Tomatoes

Simple Pasta with Spinach, Mushrooms and Tomatoes

This is one of those simple recipes that are almost embarrassing to put on this website. But this was really…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
Advanced
6 votes
1576 views
Sole Piccata with Spinach

Sole Piccata with Spinach

This tasty piccata recipe can be made with any white fish...sole, flounder, tilapia, etc. It's simple and very fresh tasting. It goes great with…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2009
Intermediate
3 votes
3328 views
Cioppino

Cioppino

An Italian seafood soup, featuring "catch of the day" fresh ingredients

Debi Shawcross
Feb 2010
Professional
3 votes
2003 views
creamy CANNOLI maple syrup RICOTTA filling

creamy CANNOLI maple syrup RICOTTA filling

I'll leave the authenticity to the ones who do it best. In the meantime, I've enjoyed tinkering with this…

Foodessa
Jun 2010
Advanced
3 votes
1300 views
Zeppole

Zeppole

Zeppole are so easy to make—after all, they are basically just fried pizza dough balls—it is almost embarrassing to post about it, but since it was…

Frank Fariello
Jan 2011
Advanced
4 votes
5198 views
Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Our good friend Linda Hansen saved this top recipe from the SF Chronicle in 2004 and it has become one of her…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
10 votes
1447 views
Pasta with Sauteed Vegetables, Olive Oil & Tomato Sauce

Pasta with Sauteed Vegetables, Olive Oil & Tomato Sauce

Simple and truly delicious. If you like tasty, fresh, and healthy food, this is likely to become a staple for…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2008
Advanced
5 votes
18748 views
Shrimp in Green Garlic Sauce

Shrimp in Green Garlic Sauce

Wow, this is a really powerful and delicious dish. If you are looking for subtle flavors, search elsewhere. But if you're in the mood for a…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
5 votes
1589 views
Ciambellone Classico (Classic Pound Cake-Italian Style) copyright 2011 art of living,PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati

Ciambellone Classico (Classic Pound Cake-Italian Style) copyright 2011 art of living,PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati

This is the classic Italian pound…

maria liberati
Jan 2010
Professional
5 votes
4688 views
Tonnarelli cacio e pepe

Tonnarelli cacio e pepe

Cacio e pepe, literally 'cheese and pepper', is a very typical Roman dish, usually made with spaghetti, bucatini or—for the ne plus ultra version of…

Frank Fariello
Aug 2010
Advanced
3 votes
1348 views
Pasta with Butter and Parmesan Cheese

Pasta with Butter and Parmesan Cheese

I've been cooking this recipe for so long, and it is so simple, that I have often overlooked posting it. We…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2010
Advanced
6 votes
1272 views