Tag Archives: Sauce

Ragu Bolognese – As Prepared for The Dalai Lama

No matter where we travel in Italy, we find various types of meat ragu on the menu. A ragu is a sauce of sauteed vegetables and chopped meat cooked in a liquid. The liquid can be lots of things, – … Continue reading

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Gnocchi Class – Butternut Squash Gnocchi

My last post covered the standard potato gnocchi we made at my last cooking class. This one will address one of the myriad of variations that you see in Italy, a pumpkin or squash gnocchi. Although the basic technique is … Continue reading

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Rack of Lamb with Hazelnut Crust and Cherries

Two years ago I began teaching myself the basics of home canning, as part of my continuing effort to eat as ‘locally’ as possible. My freezer was filling up quickly with frozen fruit of all sorts – strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, … Continue reading

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