Monthly Archives: April 2012

Pasta with Fava Beans, Shrimp and Pancetta

Every once in a while, I like to mix shellfish with pork–a combination more common in Spanish cooking than Italian (e.g. paella).  In fact, these two flavors complement each other beautifully and are both enhanced by the earthy richness of fava … Continue reading

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Pasta with Baby Artichokes, Mint Breadcrumbs and Chili Flakes

It’s springtime on Long Island and, although I’ve only been back in New York for a week, my winter getaway in Florida seems like a distant memory.  I’m enjoying the Spring weather and the early profusion of flowering bulbs and … Continue reading

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Dinner for One–Pasta with Kale, Sausage and Tomatoes

Still in the process of cleaning out my freezer for my seasonal departure from Florida.  As you may have seen in my prior post, I made a beautiful pasta based on chicken sausage and leftover swiss chard stems. Tonight, along with one … Continue reading

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Pasta with Swiss Chard Stems and Sausage

I’ve been cleaning out my Florida freezer in preparation for my departure for the season–can’t believe three months have passed so quickly! I had a bag of beautifully cleaned and chopped swiss chard stems from the farmers’ market one week … Continue reading

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