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Trofie Pesto Genovese

Tidbits...This is a traditional Ligurian recipe with  trofie pasta and pesto genovese.  The new potatoes and fresh slender green beans join with the pasta and...

Lemon Sorbet in Frosty Lemon Cup

Tidbits...These frosty cups can be served as dessert or as an "intermezzo" between courses of an important dinner....

Yogurt Herb Salsa

Tidbits...This versatile  salsa can accompany steaks, seafood or raw and cooked vegetables. Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days....

Pasta Cacio e Pepe (Variation Foglie d’ulivo)

  Tidbits...Cacio e Pepe is a traditional Roman recipe made with spaghetti or penne.  I found this delightful olive leaf pasta in Puglia where the secular...

Kumquat Mini Muffins

Tidbits...The abundant tiny fruit on my kumquat plant are high in vitamin "C". I watch them ripen day by day and when they are really...

Chantilly Cream

Tidbits...This is my "hybrid" pastry cream. It is a mix between true chantilly and custard cream sauce. It is delicious and light. ...