Category Archives: Meat

Scalloppine with Eggplant Sauce

Before I freeze the remainder of my Two Hour Eggplant Sauce, I’ve decided to make a quick dinner featuring it.   Eggplant and chicken are great together and this dish highlights their subtle combination. Scalloppine refers to thin cutlets (I’m using … Continue reading

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Grilled Loin Veal Chops

As I’ve said before, I’m a big fan of the loin, rather than the rib, when it comes to veal.  This is the porterhouse of the veal, with the loin on one side of the T-bone and a small medallion … Continue reading

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Barbecued Spareribs

I am constantly experimenting with barbecue sauces, since I like that sweet-sour finish–what Italians would call “agrodolce” –on a variety of meats and poultry.  I strived to formulate a barbecue sauce that was cleaner and tangier than most commercial sauces and … Continue reading

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Italian-Ate Burgers

This burger is one that was inspired by my mother’s bracciole.  Bracciole are little rolls of thinly pounded meat around some sort of stuffing–I’ll make them for you sometime.  My mothers’ consisted of beef, wrapped around a filling of minced bacon, … Continue reading

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Grilled Filet with Oyster Mushrooms, Asparagus and Quinoa

This is a quick weeknight dinner and I chose each of the components of this meal for their ease and quick prep time.  Tonight, I thought I’d show you the steps of how to make this meal from start to finish in under … Continue reading

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Beppi’s Fegato alla Veneziana

A dinner invitation from my neighbor, Beppi, is always a special and cherished occasion.  I look forward to watching Beppi work in the kitchen, still spry and masterful at the stove at 89 years-old.  His cooking is refined and elegant, and … Continue reading

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Veal Cutlet (Scallopine)

This is essentially the same preparation I used in my prior post “crispy skate wing” only with veal, instead of fish.  I’ll take you through it step-by-step. First, the process of making seasoned breadcrumbs . . . Seasoned crumbs are often … Continue reading

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