Salads

Artichoke & Olive Salad

Makes 4 to 6 servings Ingredients 1 teaspoon anchovy paste 1/2 teaspoon arrowroot 1/3 cup vegetable broth 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoons dried oregano 1/4 teaspoons ground black pepper 1 cup artichoke hearts (cooked if fresh, thawed if frozen), quartered 1/2 cup peas, […]

Main Dishes

Linguine with Tuna and Anchovies

Serves 4 to 6 Look for high-quality anchovies and canned tuna imported from Italy, Spain, and Portugal (they really know their tinned fish!). You can make the sauce for this dish ahead of time, through Step 2, if you like. Reheat it before moving on to Step 3 the night […]

Salads

Salade Niçoise

Makes 6 servings This is a hearty salad, perfect for a main course at any meal. You’ll want to look for high-quality tuna to feature in your salad, or make your own! If you can’t find small Niçoise olives, you can use Kalamata.

Main Dishes

Spaghetti with Anchovies and Fennel

Makes 4 servings Ingredients Kosher salt, as needed 1 lb dried spaghetti 6 salt-cured anchovy fillets 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes 1/4 cup chopped fennel fronds 1/2 cup toasted bread crumbs Directions Bring a large pot of salted water to […]

Chef's Notes Plus

What I’m Cooking: Lemon Baked Pasta with Broccoli Rabe

I haven’t always embraced my Italian-American identity. That’s not to say I’m not proudly Italian-American, or that I’m somehow ashamed of my Italian ancestry. It was more the Jersey Shore Italian-American stereotype that sort of haunted me, even before MTV entered the conversation. On campus at The Culinary Institute of […]

One-Dish Meals

White Beans with Salsa Verde

Makes 4 to 6 servings These beans, a nice crusty bread, and a chiled glass of wine make the perfect light summer dinner or brunch dish. Salsa verde is an herby Italian sauce with hundreds of variations, so don’t hesitate to change the proportions of the sauce to suit your […]