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Maiale Arrabiata

By JudithKlinger | November 11, 2006

Maiale Arrabiata (Angry Pig)1 lb of pork pieces, bone in, bone out, various cuts, variety makes it more interesting1 lemon, thinly sliced into rounds3-4 cloves of garlic sliced2 bay leaves pinch of fennel seeds2-3 whole chili peppers1 cup of white wine1 handful of olives….if you like olives, its a big handful! Olive oil for cookingMarinate…

Roasted, Stuffed Tomato Pasta

By JudithKlinger | September 9, 2006

Roasted Stuffed Tomato Pasta1 lb of cherry tomatoes or other type small tomato1?2 cup parmigiana cheese1?2 cup fresh, unseasoned bread crumbs4-5 leaves of basil2 small cloves of garlic2 tablespoons of capers (optional)1 chili pepper (optional)olive oil1 onionSpaghetti for 2-4 people (use a finer gauge spaghetti) Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and with a small…

Carciofi Sformata

By JudithKlinger | September 4, 2006

Carciofi Sformata 3 eggs1?4 cup grated parmigiana cheese1?4 cup finely chopped onions1?4 cups chopped artichoke heartsOlive oilPreheat oven to 400F degrees and set up a bain marie for the egg molds (water bath). I use a cookie sheet half filled with water and silpat molds. Remember when you are adding the water, don’t forget about…

Vegetable Lasagne

By JudithKlinger | August 29, 2006

Fresh Summer Vegetable Lasagne Its that time of year when you can’t keep up with the vegetable garden output, or if you are in the city, the markets are packed with great vegetables. This lasagne recipe is for individual portions and you can substitute whatever you have in abundance.Warning: it scores a little high on…

Roast Quail

By JudithKlinger | August 29, 2006

Roast Quail How do you photograph roast quail so that it doesn’t look quasi-pornographic? Maybe that’s why food stylists get the big bucks.Regardless, this is an excellent version of roast quail. 4 quail8 pitted prunes2 cloves garlic1 shot of armangac4 small pieces of bacon or pancetta Brining liquid: 1?4 cup coarse salt1 Tablespoon peppercorns (pink,…

Black Bean Soup

By JudithKlinger | August 29, 2006

Black Bean Soup1?4 lb. chopped pancetta or bacon 3?4 cup each of chopped onions, carrots, celery, zucchini1 cup fresh chopped tomatoes1 knob of fresh ginger, coarsely chopped3-4 cloves of garlic1 whole chili pepper (more if you want some extra heat)1 lb of black beansWedge of fresh lime Heat a few tablespoons of olive oil in…