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Saturday Snapshot

I first saw mention of this dish in The Silver Spoon, which is as I understand it, the best-selling and most preeminent Italian cookbook of the last half-century. It’s on […]

Monday Snapshot

Every so often, I experience a flash of epiphany and then wonder why I’ve never thought of that idea before. This is a riff on prosciutto with melon and/or figs. […]

Tagliatelle with Parsnips and Pancetta

Parsnips are the red-headed stepchild of winter root vegetables. Although they resemble carrots, they are paler and have a sweeter taste, especially when cooked. Parsnips can be boiled, roasted or […]

“Bacon and Eggs”

In the dead of winter, sometimes you need to be a little creative, particularly when there’s a dearth of greenery. It’s these kinds of moments where you have a limited […]

Cabbage, with Onion and Pancetta

Cabbage is an overlooked vegetable that has a world of potential beyond the typical sauerkraut and coleslaw that most people tend to associate with it. It marries well with pork […]