Antipasti Eggs And More!

Antipasti Deviled Eggs

 

Grossy Pelosi, aka Dan Pelosi, is the prolific Italian-American home cook who shot to Insta-stardom during lockdown. If you don’t follow him already, get on it. His feed is one of the most delicious on social media – pun intended. All of his recipes, mostly culled from his large Italian family, are the kind that make you want to get in the kitchen. From Antipasti Deviled Eggs to Cherry Nut Cake to Rainbow Bread – let’s take a look at the best of Pelosi!

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Mast-o-Khiar For The Vernal Equinox

 

Finally the longest ever winter of our serious discontent is coming to an end. Last Sunday we sprang ahead into longer days filled with sunshine and a few rays of hope. For that very reason every day going forward is special and worth celebrating.

And this weekend is the vernal equinox, or Persian New Year. Let’s party!
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The Wonderful World of Bean Dips

Be brave like Joan of Arc – make a bean dip.

We all need more recipes that we can make quickly, that require no cooking and that fulfill some amount of healthiness. Enter the bean dip. Literally open a can chock full of life-giving nutrients, give it a blitz in the food processor and you are set for life – well, if not life, then at least lunch. Continue »



Hello Dream Pie

Orange Dream Pie, photo by jennifer Crawford

It’s one month into 2021 and we’re doing okay, all things considered. It’s time we gave ourselves a pat on the back – we can do this. We’re almost at the end of January, Valentine’s Day chocolates are practically just around the corner. Until then we deserve a treat, and seeing as it is high citrus season – Meyer lemons are in store, plump Ruby grapefruits are bouncing down the aisles and Cuties are piled to the ceiling – let’s talk curd.

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A Case for Christmas Duck

Here is a whole post devoted to why you should roast a duck this Christmas. Nothing against turkey or brisket or ham – all of the large celebratory meats are welcome at the holidays. But this year we are keeping things tight; no big gatherings, the leaf will stay stowed in the dining room table – so why not try a littler critter for your roast beast?

The New York Times roast duck has a secret…

 

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