Main Dishes

Anelli di Ricotta e Spinaci (Rings of Ricotta and Spinach)

Makes 6 to 8 servings Anelli is Italian for “rings.” These crespelle will have a rich dairy taste thanks to the ricotta, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and melted butter. Enjoy them with medium-bodied dry white to cut through that velvety texture with some green fruit acidity. The dish will also be at home […]

Main Dishes

Gnocchi alla Fiorentina (Gnudi)

Makes 4 to 6 servings We like these gnocchi with a simple butter-and-sage sauce, but you might like to replace it with a simple tomato sauce. Ingredients 1 lb fresh spinach, blanched, squeezed dry, and chopped 12 oz (1 1/2 cups) fresh ricotta, drained if necessary (see Recipe note) 1/2 […]

Main Dishes

Sausage & Barley-Stuffed Peppers

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup water 1 cup pearl barley 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 pound sweet Italian-style turkey sausage, casings removed 1 medium yellow onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper One 8-ounce package […]

Breakfast and Brunch, Free Recipes

Spinach & Cheddar Frittata

Makes 6 servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, cut into small dice 1 potato, cut into medium dice and boiled until tender 6 cups spinach 6 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup whole milk 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar (optional) […]

Main Dishes

Spinach and Jack Quesadillas

These veggie-filled quesadillas are quick, easy, and simple, but feel free to add whatever ingredients you like best. Try bell peppers, red onion, mushrooms (we’d cook them first!),  or even grilled shrimp or rotisserie chickens. Makes 4 servings Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil 12 cups (lightly packed) spinach leaves 1 […]

Main Dishes

Squab with Quince Paste and Pumpkin Farro

Makes 4 servings Squab is one of our favorite birds, although we do prefer the breasts. Don’t waste the legs, though. Make the sauce from them, and after they are cooked you can strip the meat off the bone and make a little squab salad, just like a chicken salad. […]