I know. This is so un-FOODalogue-like.
But, remember Our Family Food Fight (see sidebar photo)? It had a brief revival Saturday night when my niece suggested a ‘mac n’ cheese’ throw down. Continue Reading
It’s the way I like to eat … balanced food groups and balanced flavors. Pasta with cabbage may seem a strange combination to some. Stranger yet, perhaps, is the addition of raisins. But, trust me, it works. In fact, it more than works. Continue Reading
Secret #1 is I’m not a big fan of onions. I eat them but they’re not a pantry staple in the FOODalogue kitchen. It’s just not a ‘go to’ ingredient for me. For salads and many dishes, I prefer to use scallions or chives. But, I had a large vidalia onion and I wanted to use it up in one dish.
Once I got the idea for this pasta, I couldn’t get in the kitchen fast enough. Continue Reading
Yeah, this won’t win an award for food styling but, you can rest assured, it’s packed with flavor and tricks to limit starch while still enjoying a plate of pasta. Continue Reading
Well, I mean, I’ve tasted variations of it but not the specific dish I’m talking about here.
Two years ago when my travel gal pals and I were in Tuscany, we had many memorable meals. Apparently, some more memorable than others. One such meal stuck in Maryann’s head because she hasn’t stopped talking about it. As she recalled, it was over-sized rigatoni stuffed with fish. I must have been at the other end of the table. I didn’t see it, I didn’t taste and I didn’t remember it.
When she mentioned it again recently, I thought “how difficult could it be?” And then I said, ”Come on over and I’ll make it“. Continue Reading
If you’re looking for a new pasta dish or a different way to bring healthy purple vegetables into your diet, this one’s for you! Continue Reading
Yeah, I know. Crab-stuffed flounder has been done for time immemorial, but not here. And … in typical FOODalogue fashion, it veers slightly offtrack with a decidedly Italian flair.
While protein is usually the star of most meals, this dish is equally about the accompaniments and I must admit … the sauce was killer! Continue Reading