The much-ballyhooed Italian Christmas classic, Feast of the Seven Fishes, stars one fish in Domenica Marchetti’s home. Calamari. And it’s the centerpiece of her Christmas Eve dinner.
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A stunner of a side dish, this luxuriantly smooth, creamy carrot and Parmigiano-Reggiano tart is certain to win friends and influence people.
Sea Salt-Rosemary Sweet Potato Chips
Unlike humdrum store-bought chips, these have some semblance of sophistication, not to mention healthfulness. And yes, it’s still hard to stop at just one.
A lovely labor of love, this lasagna buries fresh pumpkin pasta beneath a quartet of cheeses–mozzarella, Gorgonzola, Fontina, and Parmigiano. Might wanna loosen that belt.
Asparagus and Asiago Gratin
Our easy and elegant solution when you buy not-quite-spring spears of asparagus from the grocery store? Just add cheese and butter and bread crumbs.
Pumpkin Pasta Dough
Spectacularly stunning—and unbelievably easy—handmade pasta that takes its lovely color and subtle flavor from sweetly savory pumpkin or other winter squash.
Yes, you can make your own silken, creamy, intensely satiating cured pork at home. Without access to an estate in Italy. Here’s how.
Fresh Homemade Egg Pasta Dough
Tastes just like what they slide in front of you at trattorias in Italy, with someone’s nonna in back rolling out sheets of fresh pasta, upper arms jiggling.
Plum Almond Cake
Haute yet homey, this rustic Italian cake with its delicate crumb and pockets of jammy plum awesomeness will cause you to anticipate plum season like never, ever before.
Ravioli with Bitter Greens
Fresh pasta. Bitter greens. Two cheeses. Hello, supper!
Giant Ravioli ~ Ravioloni Valle Scannese
And by “giant,” we mean ginormous. Whopping. Biggest ever. Cookbook author and intrepid pasta eater Domenica Marchetti divulges both recipe and reason.
Simple Tomato Sauce ~ Sugo di Pomodoro Semplice
As the title promises, this recipe is simple. Maybe even beyond simple. Even so, this seasonal must tastes like summer in a can.