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Reviewed Caponata Panini

Sunday, Aug 26, 2012 on

"This caponata is a staple in our household!! I make it almost weekly. We serve it warm with a salad and a side of orzo... along side a wedge of room temperature egg and potato fritta or as an omlette filling. It's mixed with warm pasta or served as a snack with rounds of cucumber or crackers. My husband likes it as a late night snack - on toas"

Reviewed Panzanella Bread Salad

Friday, Aug 12, 2011 on Cooking Channel

"Fabulous! I have made it at least a half dozen times. 'Don't have access to fresh, young dandelions.... use baby arugula and or baby spinach. I am a vegetarian so I sometimes add fresh or pan sauteed mushrooms in place of the shrimp.... ALWAYS use the burrata chesse... cherry or large tomatoes depending on what is available...yum! I have not ""

Reviewed Caponata Picnic Sandwiches

Friday, May 27, 2011 on

"The best - this is a staple in our home... I have been making a batch every week or two for years. We eat it as a sandwich, mixed with hot pasta and grated cheese, as a filler for omlettes, with crackers or crudites, in a salad... you name it! It's great to pack for a quick lunch and even quicker for a healthy and tasty snack before dinner - I w"

Reviewed Orecchiette with Pancetta, Pumpkin, and Broccoli Rabe

Tuesday, Oct 5, 2010 on Food Network

"sounds fabulous! brocolli rabe is one of my favorite foods! veggie alternative? shallots and mushrooms? ideas?