Italian Lentil Soup

Traditionally Italian eat lentils for new years eve. I like to make this soup on new years day or any time. The lentils represent roman coins to bring prosperity for the new year. I place charcuterie board out with a variety of salami, crusty bread, and a block of parmesan cheese for shredding over the…

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Roman Style Pork

I love an easy dinner. Something I can make for my family that is light on fat and big on flavor is always a bonus. The slow-cooked scents of peppers and tomatoes will bring your family to the table. Serve with Ceasar Brussel Sprouts, crusty bread, and Mashed Potatoes. Or keep it low carb and make some Cauliflower…

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Italian Garbanzo Beans (Slow Cooker)

Since the weather turned a bit chillier, it seems like I am seeing more requests for slow cooker recipes. Yesterday I made these Garbanzo beans in my 2-quart crockpot and was really happy with them. I contemplated putting them as a recipe in an upcoming cookbook. However, I think you will enjoy these now. My…

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Squash Blossoms with Romesco Sauce

I was so excited to play with squash blossoms, They always look so beautiful on a plate. I thought they would be difficult, they are a super easy recipe and anyone can make them. I stuffed them like a pasta shell, great sub for those carby noodles. You can serve these as an app or…

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Romesco Sauce

I love this tomato sauce. It has a bold flavor, and the almonds make it a little hardier than other sauces. I use this sauce on a variety of dishes. Romesco sauce can bring an unexpected surprise to a recipe. Make some to keep around and top vegetables or a main course of meat or…

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