This deceptively easy salad combines ready-to-eat octopus, black-eyed peas and linguiça in a 30-minute dish that would take hours to make from scratch. But no one has to know that. It’s perfect for a late spring or summer gathering outdoors, and hearty enough to serve alone as a light lunch, or as part of aContinue reading “Grilled Octopus Salad with Black-eyed Peas and Linguiça (Mild Portuguese Sausage)”
Since Tifosi won’t be attending F1’s Italian Grand Prix at Imola, we’ll settle for imagining a picnic at the track, with a lunch of Piadina Romagnola and a refreshing bottle of Lambrusco while watching the race from our living room floor instead. (Jump to recipe). Piadina, or Piada is a rustic flatbread with a long historyContinue reading “Piadina Romagnola”
Weekends for us are all about fast cars and slow food. Last week DP and I celebrated the first Formula One Grand Prix at Mugello by having a little Tuscan themed race day. We opened the windows of our little New York apartment and imagined being outside at the track, crammed next to fellow tifosi, hearing the roar ofContinue reading “Berkshire Pork Ragu Bianco”
Superbowl Sunday morning, I couldn’t think of a better place to be than sitting on the fire escape, watching smoke billow out of our brand new Big Chief electric smoker. D. set a fan in the window to keep the smoke blowing outward, but that didn’t keep the warm smell of hickory from filling theContinue reading “Game Day Smoked Ribs”
I never liked chicken livers…that is, until shortly after college, when I was a server in a little French bistro. They served a dish of livers and onions that I could never stomach, but I couldn’t get enough of the chicken liver pate.