Serving: For 4 People

Pearl Barley soup with Barlotti beans and Spinach

Tidbits...Pearl barley does not require a pre-soak and cooks in less than a half hour. This creamy soup is fast to prepare and filling....

Split Pea and Smoked Ham Soup

Tidbits...My mom always told me that peas are good for you but I hated them nonetheless.  When I was a child I never would have...

Bucatini All’Amatriciana

Tidbits... This traditional recipe from the heart of Italy originated in Amatrice.  An  earthquake completely destroyed this beautiful town.   I pray for everyone touched...

Pasta e Fagioli

Tidbits...Pasta Fagioli can be found in every region in Italy.  Each version differs.  In our region Ciociaria ,  Sagna or (Maltagliata which means poorly cut)...

Spaghetti con Vongole

Tidbits...It wouldn't be summertime without spaghetti and clams.  I think I enjoy the lunch just as much as the beach.  They go hand in hand!...

Avocado Stuffed Tomato Baskets

Tidbits...this colorful dish is very appealing as a light lunch or antipasto.  These tomato baskets could also be filled with guacamole....