If you love artisan bread but may need to give up the $8 loaf to save money, this may be your motivation to try your hand at making your own. When it comes down to it, bread is simply a combination of flour, yeast and time. While the sourdough bread-making craze of 2020 was … [Read more...] about Can you Afford Not to Make Your Own Artisan Bread?
Fettucine Alfredo is one of Italy's most famous and yet simple dishes. But don't be fooled by most recipes you find online. Authentic Fettuccine Alfredo consists of ONLY four ingredients: Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, butter, fettuccine, and a pinch of salt. No cream. No eggs. Not … [Read more...] about Real Fettucine Alfredo has no Cream
With its roughly dimpled surface and craggy interior, focaccia has become mainstream American, even appearing in some fast-food restaurants. The Latin root of the word focaccia is 'focus' and refers to cooking by a fireplace or hearth. Literally a focal point for the family, a … [Read more...] about Make Your Own Italian Style Foccaccia
If you haven't tried using barley in risotto, you really are missing something. Full of fibre goodness, barley is a great alternative to arborio rice since it becomes plump and chewy when cooked. You could simply prepare this dish as baked barley and turkey but by adding the … [Read more...] about Use Leftover Holiday Turkey for a Comforting Baked Barley Risotto
In the ongoing quest to find ways of using up my zucchini harvest, this is easily the quickest way to serve. All you need to do is slice into planks and sear at high heat. The thickness ensures your zucchini doesn't go mushy. While you could easily just grill, I like to pan … [Read more...] about Quick and Easy Zucchini Planks