Tag Archives: macaroni

Tomato Sauce with Fresh Tomatoes

Most backyard gardeners have picked their last tomato by now. This time of year is when I love to make fresh tomato sauce using the Roma and plum tomatoes I grew myself and allowed to ripen on the vine. It’s … Continue reading

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Ziti al Forno – Baked Ziti

Hurricane Ziti I can’t think of a better comfort food to make during bad weather than a baked ziti. And maybe for the occasion I’ll add little meatballs to it. Hurricane Irene is barreling down on us, we are less than 12 … Continue reading

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Macaroni with Eggplant – Past alla Norma

Halloween meant different things to me at different stages of growing up on 77 Street in Brooklyn. At an early age, Trick or Treating was one of the most wonderful activities a child could take part in. Going door to door with an … Continue reading

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Zuppa di Cozze – Mussels in Tomato Wine Sauce

When did macaroni become pasta? A reader of mine, Frankie, made a comment on a previous blog I posted about a poem he heard from Michael Savage,  a radio talk show host, called “When did Spaghetti Become Pasta?” I listened … Continue reading

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Macaroni Veloce e Fresco

Getting your hands dirty One of the things I like most  about summer is having a fresh herb garden available. Outside on my deck I have pots filled with the essentials… basil, oregano, mint, sage, and rosemary. Not to leave out … Continue reading

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