Usually stuffed peppers are topped with cheese.
I decided to put fresh mozzarella inside the peppers instead.
The recipe says ‘2 or 3 peppers’ because I have no idea how big your peppers will be. Sometimes they are huge and other times small…. Decide for yourself how much you want.
If you have meat and pasta left after filling the …
Did I mention that we’re going to Italy?
I mean, really…. We can
to Italy (and Spain and Germany and Slovenia and Austria and….) We ought to go more often. drive
We decided we
should go more often. It’s a long drive but there’s lots to see on the way and that’s all part of the fun.
So now I’m …
I love fresh mozzarella with fresh tomatoes and a drizzle of olive oil.
Using it in cooked dishes can be a bit of a problem. It has a lot of liquid. When I slice it and add it to pizza, for example, it tends to make the crust soggy and / or runs off and makes the bottom of the …
I have more green tomatoes on my vines at the moment than I picked all summer.
The vines are breaking from the weight.
I doubt that they will all ripen, so I have been cutting a few off to give the others a chance.
As long as I had all these lovely green tomatoes…..
Fried Green Tomatoes Total time: 15
A week ago we were debating on lighting a fire.
Three days ago summer arrived and we opened all the doors and windows to let the warm air in and the cool air out.
Today I was ready to close the shutters against the heat.
Summer has arrived.
Now that summer is here I want summer foods
Unfortunately, the potager … Continue reading.....
Do you use a Béchamel sauce when you make lasagne?
Back in my younger days, when I lived in the US, I made lasagne with ground beef, cottage cheese and tomato sauce.
Well, that and onions, garlic, oregano, and a sprinkling of Parmesan (from the green can).
But I never used Béchamel.
I didn’t make lasagne for awhile – it …
we I can spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to make this vegetable or that green shine.
Is simple best? Just picked green beans, braised in olive oil, finished with a sprinkling of salt and some shredded basil…. Perfect summer vegetable.
Or maybe vegetable comfort food…. Cauliflower draped in a golden Cheddar sauce.
There are …
Fried green tomatoes meets Caprese salad with a stop off at Vitello Romano.
Or something like that….
Okay, so it's not an Italian recipe – but it would be if they'd thought of it….
Supermarket tomatoes work well for this.
Nice, juicy vine-ripened tomatoes (sigh…) really aren't the thing for frying.
Fried Tomatoes alla Romano
… Preparation and cooking time: Continue reading.....