This is my Roasted layered Halibut with sliced potatoes and onions on the bottom, fennel, garden tomatoes, sliced lemons splashed with a little white wine.
An unusual Easter dinner. I cooked a mini Bolito Misto. Boiled chicken for the broth and meat. First course a matzo ball soup. Second course was the chicken, cotechino served with whipped potato, lentils, sautéed cicoria in garlic and olive oil and accompanied with condiments of my homemade mostada, salsa verde and chilled Lambrusco. Desert […]
Ingredients for 4 persons I decided to give you this recipe from Roberto, who gave it to me after he made it for a group of us at the home of a friend for a late night dinner. This is his mothers recipe who lives in Sicily. I did not edit but left it in […]
I am an American Italian, but feel I am more Italian. My grandparents and two aunts Mary and Alfonsina came from the old country, North of Bologna a small town called Renazzo in the Province of Farrara. They settled in Sagamore. My father, mother and I lived with my grandparents until I was eight years […]
I arrived in Bologna last Wed.and will here for a month coming back middle of October. The extreme heat is worse than NYC! I registered for an intense two, four hour classes at a language. I will also will be researching and writing articles and traveling on weekends hopefully. I will continue this later as […]
I preserved these multi colored tomatoes. They were given to me by Susan & Jim at Miss Scarlett’s Blue Ribbon Farm in Yarmouth Port. They grew fifty-four varieties. In the small jars is the recipe from Mary ann Esposito, dehydrated tomatoes. Check out her blog in previous entry.
Last year I bought a fig tree at the local grocery store for $16, put it in a large pot and placed it on my sunny deck. When the leaves fell off, I put it in a large bucket, wrapped it with insulation and plastic and put it in the garage. This spring, March to […]
It is almost the end of summer here on my farm. I fenced in the ten blueberry bushes, netted them and the chipmunks and birds still had a feast. My apple tree that I pruned and sprayed for two years dropped all the apples prematurely. The five heirloom tomato plants gave me three small tomatoes. […]
SUMMER ENTERTAINING al Fresco by John F. Carafoli Photos by Mark Willard, styled by John Carafoli MENUBagnat (Cooked Salsa Verde) Mussels Mixed Green Salad, with a simple dressing of chopped fresh herbs with oil & vinegar Escabeche Striped Bass with Jasmine Rice Summer Berry Pudding with Rose Geranium Cream Summer on Cape Cod is short. It’s our […]