Busiate con Zucca & Salsiccia

During our recent visit to NYC, Heidi and I visited Eataly on 5th Avenue to peruse their Italian goods. We both picked up this Busiate pasta and made a plan to each make something different with it…so, for today’s meal I roasted some butternut squash (Zucca) and cooked up some mild Italian sausage (Salsiccia) seasoned with a touch of nutmeg …added a white wine-cream sauce and voilà! A star was born… Continue reading

Pork Scallopini with Roasted Lemons

Pork Scallopini is the simplest of meals…it’s an Italian meal of thinly sliced meats dredged in flour, sautéed and served with a lemon sauce…very easy yet very tasty! I’ve eased up on the flour by dusting instead of dredging and roasted the lemons until they are edible and flavorful. They add the perfect punch of flavor to this classic dish. Continue reading

Castilian Chicken

Castilian Chicken/Fabulous Fare Sisters

Castilian Chicken/Fabulous Fare Sisters

This is one of those chicken recipes that doesn’t ‘look’ good but tastes so yummy! It’s a rustic Spanish dish from the Castile and León regions where poultry stews and the addition of almond paste are very popular. Braised in white wine until the chicken is so tender it almost melts in your mouth and served over mashed potatoes or rice so that all the tasty broth is enjoyed… Continue reading