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Sometimes we cook by the seat of our pants. Other times we like to follow directions, and that's when we turn to this, our treasury of recipes for every meal, course and drink of the day.

Pumpkin Torchio Pasta with Mushroom Ragù

on Saturday, 07 October 2017. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Recipes

Pumpkin Torchio Pasta with Mushroom Ragù
This rustic dish—inspired by our resident recipe writer Asha's recent trip to Italy—pairs rich, nutty Pumpkin Torchio pasta (made with 30% pumpkin purée) with an earthy ragù of wild mushrooms flavored with woodsy herbs like sage and thyme. The ragù gets a triple dose of umami from...

Broken Tomato Halves (Spaccatelle di Pomodori)

on Thursday, 05 October 2017. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

Broken Tomato Halves (Spaccatelle di Pomodori)
At Masseria Mirogallo, a beautiful family-run farm in Lucania, this recipe is often made for a quick, filling lunch. Spaccatelle, derived from spaccare, means “to break, smash, or divide,” and is the key to this simple dish. Cut whole peeled tomatoes in half, discard the seeds, and scatter on...

Sicilian Baked Apples

on Thursday, 05 October 2017. Posted in Recipes, Desserts

Sicilian Baked Apples
This recipe from Sicilian fruit preserves company Marchesi di San Giuliano makes a wonderfully simple ending to a fall dinner or Thanksgiving feast. We've suggested using Sicilian Mandarin Marmalade, but any of their organic citrus marmalades would be delicious. Recipe courtesy of...

Chicken Cacciatore

on Friday, 22 September 2017. Posted in Recipes, Main Course

Chicken Cacciatore
Chicken cacciatore, meaning "hunter-style," is an Italian dish of chicken braised in tomato sauce. This simple version with onion and mushrooms is easy and comforting. Boil some pasta or make polenta while the chicken cooks and you'll have a delicious weeknight dinner in under an hour. Recipe...

PrimoGrano Penne Rustiche with Sausage & Zucchini

on Sunday, 20 August 2017. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

PrimoGrano Penne Rustiche with Sausage & Zucchini
This rustic pasta dish was inspired by an unforgettable bite our resident recipe writer Asha experienced on a recent trip to Abruzzo. It combines grated zucchini—gently cooked in lots of extra virgin olive oil until meltingly tender—with fennel-flecked Italian sausage and plenty of sharp...

Tomato & Mustard Seed Oil Aioli Sandwich with Dukkah

on Friday, 18 August 2017. Posted in Recipes, Main Course, Sauces & Condiments

Tomato & Mustard Seed Oil Aioli Sandwich with Dukkah
Celebrate peak-season tomatoes with our updated version of the classic tomato sandwich. Our take pairs thick slices of sweet, juicy tomatoes with peppery Yandilla Mustard Seed Oil Aioli and Dukkah (an Egyptian nut & spice blend). The wasabi-like heat of the mustard seed oil aioli balances the...