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Category: Mediterranean Cooking

Sicilian Meatballs

Sicilian Meatballs

These are the most tender meatballs I have ever tasted. The meatball is made all over the world. There are literally hundreds of recipes for them. The Italians, however, make what may be the world’s best-loved meatballs. Originally, the meatball was made to be able…

Lemon Spaghetti with Genova Tuna and Breadcrumbs

Lemon Spaghetti with Genova Tuna and Breadcrumbs

This dish may be the least expensive meal we’ve ever featured. This recipe has so much going for it. It’s hard to how budget-friendly it is. The total cost of the dish was $15.51.  Break that down and if you’re serving four, it’s $3.82 per…

Ratatouille with Fairy Tale Eggplant

Ratatouille with Fairy Tale Eggplant

Now is the time to hit the Farmer’s Market and make this wonderful dish. This recipe is a riff on Tyler Florence’s Ultimate Ratatouille that dates all the way back to his 2006 “Tyler’s Ultimate” (Clarkson Potter). It is still one of my recipe bibles.…

Spaghetti with Mushrooms, Garlic, and Oil

Spaghetti with Mushrooms, Garlic, and Oil

Cooking a complete Plant-based entrée has never been easier. Plant-based eating is a major goal for Andrew and me.  We’re dedicated to trying to find ways to make our meals healthier for both ourselves and the planet.  That doesn’t mean you won’t continue to find…

Lamb Pita Pizzas adapted from Semsa Denizsel, the Turkish Alice Waters

Lamb Pita Pizzas adapted from Semsa Denizsel, the Turkish Alice Waters

Pizza, need I tell you, has taken over the world. And Turkey is no exception.  Spicy, crispy Turkish Pizza is called ‘Lahmacun‘. It’s Turkey’s most famous street food. And it’s a snap to make at home.  Picture it as a flavor-packed crispy flatbread topped with…

Lamb Ragù

Lamb Ragù

This wonderful pasta dish is a great weeknight find.  A hack makes it even better.                       I like to make pasta at least once a week. It is our go-to comfort food. This week, I…