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Brando Cucina

Nov. 20, 2012 4:09 pm 
Updated: Nov. 27, 2012 11:27 am
I got the idea for this recipe from a recent "Make it Tonight" article in Fine Dining. I also like finding new ways to use Kale that enhances its earthy taste. This just uses a bit of prosciutto, grated parmesan,  lacinato kale, a few scallions and mascarpone. Ideally it would be mixed with a… MORE
Nov. 9, 2012 3:37 pm 
Updated: Nov. 9, 2012 7:42 pm
Caponata, an interesting mix of vegetables offset by a taste of a sweet and a sour (agrodolce in Italian). The sweet is usually sugar and the sour a high quality red or white wine vinegar depending upon the type of caponata being made. Since my poor wife was ready to cry uncle from all the… MORE
Nov. 7, 2012 1:55 pm 
Updated: Nov. 7, 2012 1:57 pm
Dinner in our house on weekdays typically go like this: Hmmm... what should I do with this 'xyz' that I have. It's like a Sicilian way of cooking which is more about what's directly on hand and what can be made from it rather than picking a recipe and then hoofing off to the store to buy the… MORE
Fettuccine alle Verdure Autunnali
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Sauteing the vegetable mix with prosciutto and scallions
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