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Insalata di Barbabietola con Mele e Formaggio di Capra – Beet, Apple and Goat Cheese Salad

One of my Christmas gifts this year was Lidia Bastianich’s new cookbook, “Lidia’s Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine”.  This is a great addition to my library of Italian cookbooks, with a comprehensive overview of ingredients and techniques. Of course, … Continue reading

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Barbabietole al Forno – Roasted Beets, 3 Ways

Finding Chioggia beets at my grocers always brings me immediately back to Italy. This heirloom beet comes from the Italian coastal town of Chioggia, right across the lagoon from Venice. In fact, it is often referred to as “Little Venice”, … Continue reading

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Casunziei Ampezzani – Beet Ravioli with Poppy Seed Browned Butter

During our visits to the Dolomites, we enjoy some wonderful and distinctive local dishes, along with great skiing and cycling. One of the most unique, and striking, is casunziei ampezzani, a specialty of the ski town Cortina D’Ampezzo (Curtain of … Continue reading

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Beet Canederli with Horseradish Sauce – A Colorful and Tasty Treat from Northern Italy

One unique specialty of Tirol cuisine are canederli, large round dumplings that are found on just about every restaurant table in Alto Adige and Trentino. We see these, in various shapes and sizes, almost daily on our bike and ski … Continue reading

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Oven Poached Salmon with Roasted Beets – Featuring Fresh Maine Salmon from Maine Aquaculture

I recently had the opportunity to host a cooking class for a fun group of women travel writers here to experience some winter adventures in Maine. The weekend included skiing at Sugarloaf, a wonderful winter hike into the Flagstaff Lake … Continue reading

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