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Weeknight Split Pea Pasta

on Thursday, 12 January 2017. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Weeknight Split Pea Pasta
This twist on split pea soup transforms all the flavors of the slow-cooked classic—carrots, celery, onions and smoky ham—into a quick-fix meal that’s on the table in just 30 minutes. Recipe by Asha Loupy

5-Step Risotto

on Friday, 30 September 2016. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

5-Step Risotto
You are only 5 steps away from the ultimate bowl of creamy, velvety risotto. Once you master the technique, this recipe is a great jumping off point. The possibilities are endless—add lemon zest for vibrant Risotto al Limone, chopped black summer truffles and grated Pecorino Staginato al...

Italian Pepper-Marinated Pork Chops

on Thursday, 08 September 2016. Posted in Recipes, Main Course

Italian Pepper-Marinated Pork Chops
The marinade for these pork chops was inspired by a trip to Italy that Asha, our online sales rep and resident recipe writer, took recently. During her short stay in Florence, she visited a tiny butcher shop at the end of Via Romana where they sold pork chops already marinated in olive oil,...

Fregola Sarda with Clams & Zucchini

on Wednesday, 10 August 2016. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Fregola Sarda with Clams & Zucchini
This vibrant pasta dish—inspired by the Sardinian classic Fregola con Vongele—is Italian summer in a bowl (close your eyes and you can almost feel the Mediterranean breeze kiss your face). Traditionally, this dish is made with crushed tomatoes, but here we lightened it up with...

Trofie with Pesto, Potatoes & Green Beans

on Wednesday, 10 August 2016. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Trofie with Pesto, Potatoes & Green Beans
Trofie pasta—a classic cut of Liguria—is traditionally served with nutty basil pesto. Trofie (derived from the Greek word for "nourishment") is one of the most comforting bowlfuls we can think of. In the height of summer, Trofie al Pesto calls out for homemade pesto made with...

Crispy Chicken Thighs with Fattoush Salad & Zahtar

on Tuesday, 19 July 2016. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Recipes, Main Course

Crispy Chicken Thighs with Fattoush Salad & Zahtar
Fattoush salad—a classic Middle-Eastern dish similar to Italian panzanella—is typically made with day-old pita bread and whatever summer vegetables you have on hand. Our version pairs sun-sweet tomatoes, crisp cucumbers, peppery radishes, bright herbs and zahtar-dusted pita chips in...