Americans may not know how to pronounce broccoli rabe, but Italians sure know how to cook it. You’re welcome. Er, prego.
Carolynn Carreño is a James Beard Award–winning journalist and the coauthor of several cookbooks, including Eat Me with Kenny Shopsin, A Twist of the Wrist with Nancy Silverton, Fresh Every Day and Sara Foster’s Casual Cooking with Sara Foster, 100 Ways to Be Pasta with Wanda and Giovanna Tornabene, and Once Upon a Tart with Frank Mentesana and Jerome Audureau. She lives in Los Angeles and New York.