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Vegetable & Side Dishes

Caponata

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

We can't stress this enough - this recipe is aching to be tweaked and customized to your tastes. Caponata are as different from house to house in Sicily as curries in India. Add more anchovies or leave them out - toss in fresh basil if you prefer - squirt in some lemon juice - there's not much...

Ensaladilla Rusa

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

Ensaladilla Rusa, or “Russian Salad,” is in fact not Russian at all. This simple salad of tuna, potatoes and vegetables dressed in tangy mayonnaise actually finds its roots in Spanish cuisine and is still served in many tapas bars across Spain. Serve on a bed of butter lettuce or for an easy...

Orecchiette with Roasted Cauliflower, Raisins & Colatura

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

This traditional dish relies on the perfect balance of sweet and savory.

Calamarata with Spicy Seafood Sauce

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Our favorite recipe for this quirky and completely delicious pasta is a spicy blend of shrimp, calamari and spinach in a brothy tomato sauce.

Tomato Semolina Tart

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes, Main Course

The crust on this explosion of summer flavor is buttery and crisp &emdash; the semolina gives it a rustic coarseness and the layer of olive pâté contributes nice depth of flavor.

Beet Salad with Chèvre & Tangerine Agrumato

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

A bright and colorful salad for warm weather or whenever you need a little taste of summer.