Don’t expect croutons. It’s May and even though it has been unseasonably cool and rainy the last few weeks, my mind is already on summer. And what’s more summery than pasta salad? Probably a lot of things but it is nice to eat a side dish that is […]
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Lemongrass Sardine Salad
An easy but very flavorful salad for one.
Cozy Minestrone with Artichoke Hearts
The artichoke hearts set this version of the classic Minestrone apart from all the rest.
Tuna & Spinach Stuffed Banana Peppers
This recipe is basically a tasty, vaguely Italian dip scooped into peppers and roasted until it is creamy and piping hot. What’s not to love?
Sardines and leftover potatoes combine to make something delicious in this pantry-friendly recipe. The last time we grocery shopped it was mid-June. We get a box of misc produce delivered each week (since mid-April) but we’ve been doing the majority of our grocery shopping in person. My goal is always […]
Ensalada Campera (Spanish-style Tuna Salad)
Occasionally found served as small plate in tapas restaurants in the US, ensalada campera (country salad) is a hot weather staple in many homes in Spain.
Tuna “Meatballs” in Caper-Olive Tomato Sauce
Tuna takes the place of red meat in this pantry-friendly update of spaghetti and meatballs.
Russian Mimosa Salad with a Twist
Ingredients: 1 medium-large white potato 1 medium beet, cooked 4 eggs 1 8.8 oz can smoked sprats in oil (I used Riga brand), drained 1/2-1 teaspoon prepared horseradish mayonnaise (about 1/2 cup, maybe more) 1 bunch spring onions, sliced, greens only (save whites for another use) 2-3 oz brick sharp […]
Smoked Sardine & Dandelion Greens Spaghetti
Ingredients: 4.25 oz tinned smoked sardines in oil 1 onion, sliced into half-moons 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 large bunch dandelion greens, chopped (about 6 cups) 1/2 cup sliced cherry tomatoes (about 1/2 pint) 1/4 cup kalamata olives salt freshly ground black pepper 12 […]
Pan-Roasted Cauliflower with Anchovy-Caper Giant Croutons
Ingredients: 2-3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons nonpareil capers 3 cloves garlic, sliced 4 anchovies 1 loaf day-old (or older) crusty bread, cut into 1-inch cubes) 1 head cauliflower 1 1/2 tablespoons red pepper flakes freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup coarsely chopped Italian parsley Directions: In a large skillet, […]