Super Easy Super Delicious Fruit Crostata from Rome – family Garassini

My good friend Laura Garassini in Rome gave me this family recipe from her sister Carla.  I made this and brought it to friends tonight and they loved it!  I loved it! And it is so easy!  You just have to have a good marmalade since that's the main ingredient. Italian Fruit Crostata Crostata di …

Butternut Squash Fresh Pasta Dough – Easy! spinach, beets, zucchini, herbs, garlic can be substited!

So I discovered an easy way to peel and prep the butternut squash. The microwave! Just poke holes in it about 10 times and nuke it for about 5 minutes until it's soft enough to cut in half. It's so easy to peel too! No more sore muscles! Then throw it in the food processor …

Most Asparagussy Asparagus Risotto you’ve ever Tasted!

I love this risotto because it is so asparagussy! Is that a word? You get this by blending all but the tips with it's cooking liquid and using it as your stock. Then you add vegetable or chicken stock as needed. Recipe: Asparagus Risotto 2 pounds asparagus 300 g or 1 ½ cups Vialone or …

All About Artichokes- even though the season is ending now…but I haven’t eaten one this year!

VIDEO: How to trim artichokes Roman style Am I crazy to try artichokes since 100% of commercially grown come from California where I am from? If they grew in louisiana in the 1800's I would think they can grow here... 1500s - In the 16th century, Catherine de Medici (1519-1589), married to King Henry II …