Sicilian Pizza With Pepperoni and Spicy Tomato Sauce

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I was enticed to read this story about New York’s Finest Sicilian Pizza by the photograph for the article. Then I got to the line about the pepperoni curling up to create “crispy grease chalices”. This description may not appeal … Continue reading

Skillet-Roasted Lemon Chicken

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Did you manage to get through Cookbooktober unscathed? What is Cookbooktober? There are so many new cookbooks released in October that someone decided to call the month Cookbooktober. Not me, because how unwieldy is that name? Now imagine how much … Continue reading

Fast and Easy Pasta With Blistered Cherry Tomato Sauce

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Made with seasonal tomatoes and fresh, home-grown basil and always-on-hand pasta and garlic, this is perfect for my busy schedule. This recipe is fast and easy AND tasty. I’m going to remember this for not-tomato season too, because cherry tomatoes … Continue reading

Shortcut Sausage Meatballs

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I am swamped these days. With an abundance of work and a fuller than usual social calendar, there is little time to plan menus, let alone cook. As always, a well-stocked pantry is seeing me through. This lovely recipe from … Continue reading

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Pasta – L’Autunno

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I’m not sure why this is the autumn entry in the set of four seasonal pasta recipes in The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook. Maybe it’s because of the orange apricots and golden garlic which are reminiscent of the colour … Continue reading

Roast Peach and Parma Ham Salad with Creamy Mozzarella

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Another salad? Already? And by Jamie Oliver again? Yep. This one is especially good at this time of the year, with fresh local peaches available. The combination of the sweet roasted peaches, salty Parma ham, creamy mozzarella cheese and peppery … Continue reading