All About Lenticchie, Part 1

Lenticchie is the Italian word for “lentils”. They are one of my favorite legumes, and lend themselves particularly well at this time of year when the desire for earthy-flavored dishes of all types is high. I’ve been using lentils in several meals for the past two weeks, a few of which will be appearing in …

Spinach Tagliolini with Uncooked Heirloom Tomato Sauce

An heirloom tomato is an heirloom plant, an open-pollinated (non-hybrid) cultivar of tomato. Heirloom tomato cultivars can be found in a wide variety of colors, shapes, flavors and sizes. Some cultivars can be prone to cracking or lack disease resistance. As with most garden plants, cultivars can be acclimated over several gardening seasons to thrive …

Pasta Primavera

Before I get to the subject of today’s post, I want to talk a little about one of my pet peeves that keeps occurring with some regularity, especially now that this here food blog website thingy seems to have increased in Technorati ranking in the past few months. Content theft is probably the number one …