Recipes

Spaghetti with Mushroom Bolognese

Ingredients: • ¼ C. Dried porcini mushrooms • 6 Tbsp. Extra-virgin olive oil • 1 small onion, cut into ¼-inch dice  • 2 Medium carrots, peeled and cut into ¼-inch dice • 1 Baby eggplant, peeled and cut into ¼-inch dice  • 1 lb....

Orzo Pasta with Tomatoes, Basil and Parmesan

Ingredients: 8 oz. Dry orzo pasta 3 T. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 T. Minced garlic (3-4 cloves) ¼ to ½ tsp. Crushed red pepper flakes, depending on your spice preference 12 oz. Chopped tomatoes (canned or fresh) ½ C. Shredded Parmesan cheese,...

Beet Linguine with Pesto and Prosciutto

Ingredients for Beet Linguine: 10 oz. Flour, plus more for sprinkling 5 Egg yolks 1 Egg 4 T. Beet puree 1 tsp. Salt Ingredients for Sage Pesto: 1 C. Fresh sage ¼ C. Fresh basil 1 Garlic clove, peeled and minced ½ C. Parmesan cheese,...

Gnocchi di Zucca

Craving something comforting? This big ol’ bowl of cozy Gnocchi di Zucca will do just the trick. This simplistic and relatively inexpensive recipe is a great dish to prepare for a luxurious night in.  I have to admit, this was my first...

Pomegranate Prosecco Cocktail

Red, sparkly drinks are perfect party favors during the holiday season. This beautiful and tasty cocktail is sure not to disappoint. It's easy, delicious and SUBSCRIBE NOW! online + newspaper This section of the article is only available for our...

Macedonia in a Persimmon Cup

La Macedonia (fruit cup) is usually enjoyed in the summertime when peaches and other summer fruits are in abundance. But, we were recently inspired to create a winter macedonia when we were gifted a Christmas-red SUBSCRIBE NOW! online +...

Winter Squash Ricotta Pasta

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and winter squash will enhance many Turkey Day feasts. In Umbria, winter squash also stars in many a dish; from antipasti to gnocchi to soups to pasta. This is a delicious recipe for Winter Squash and...

Americano

The Americano is truly a classic cocktail. First served in the 1860s at a Campari bar in Milan, it was originally named “Milano-Torino” because of the origins of its primary ingredients, Campari and vermouth. Around the turn of the 20th century,...

Farro Salad

Ingredients: •  1 ½ C. Farro •  1 C. Mozzarella •  6-8 Cherry tomatoes  •  1 Bunch of fresh basil •  1 Handful of olives •  Olive oil q. b. •  Salt, kosher q. b. •  1 can Chickpeas •  1 can...
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