Lemon Semifreddo

Lemon Semifreddo

This recipe for a frozen terrine, called semifreddo, is an ideal dessert to make ahead and pull out, slice, and serve. A great ending to an outdoor meal.

A glass bowl filled with cooked shrimp, grilled focaccia, cucumbers, tomatoes, capers, olives, and frisee

Shrimp Panzanella

Cooked shrimp, grilled focaccia, cucumbers, tomatoes, capers, olives, and frisee are tossed in a spiky vinaigrette. A classy panzanella or bread salad.

Zabaglione with Summer Fruit

Zabaglione with Summer Fruit

For this twist on the Italian classic egg cream dessert, Riesling wine spikes a jumble of peaches, nectarines, and summer berries. A refreshing dessert.

Custard Gelato

Custard Gelato

This plain Jane custard gelato is made with just cream, milk, eggs, and sugar. In Italy, it’s known as crema. In our realm, it’s known as “Oh God.”

Carrot Crostata

Carrot Crostata

A stunner of a side dish, this luxuriantly smooth, creamy carrot and Parmigiano-Reggiano tart is certain to win friends and influence people.

An eggplant timbale with one wedge cut from it on a white plate.

Eggplant Timbale

It may be a tad boring looking from the outside, but wait’ll you see what this eggplant timbale is filled with on the inside.

Saint Joseph's Day Cream Puffs

Saint Joseph’s Day Cream Puffs

Maybe on St. Joseph Day we all ought to be Catholic seeing as the proper way to celebrate is indulging in crisp puffs filled with toasted walnut pastry cream.