Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 31

Red Beet Soup

I made this soup to keep us cozy during Sandy. It is a dense blended soup, and I kept some of the whole pieces of beets and potatoes in it.

Oct 29

Veal Spezzatino with Polenta

We are staying home as hurricane Sandy is approaching, and there is plenty of time for cooking. I decided to make veal spezzatino with polenta. This is my copper paiolo, the special pot to make polenta, and the trisa which is the  wooden stick used to turn the polenta as it is called in the …

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Oct 15

Zucchine Ripiene di Tonno

Stuffed Zucchini with Tuna. I went to the farmers market in Union Square and found these nice round zucchini, the last one of the season. They are perfect to be stuffed and baked. I decided to bake them stuffed with tuna preserved under oil. Ingredients 4 round zucchini 2 Roma tomatoes 1 garlic clove, pressed …

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Oct 14

Mimo

Oct 12

Polpettone di Tacchino con Verdure

Turkey meatloaf with vegetables. This dish is one of my “comfort-food” items and I love the cheerful colors of the vegetables in it. This time I added some stems of red beats that added a brighter splash of color to it! What I like of ground turkey breast, besides the fact that is low in …

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Oct 10

The Chrysler Building from Gramercy Park

Oct 08

Murales in Bushwick, Brooklyn

Walking around in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Oct 03

Stuffed Cubanelle (and not) Peppers

Here I am, back to my NYaldente-kitchen after a long and beautiful summer! I made these stuffed peppers already twice as they are really delicious. The first time I used Cubanelle pepper,  and the second time I used some sweet yellow bell peppers. Both versions are very good. By the way, I made more than …

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