Inspired by Romana Neri, head chef at Olive Garden Riserva di Fizzano restaurant in Tuscany and the Culinary Institute of Tuscany, this is a simple and delicious pasta dish with fresh green beans, tomatoes and extra-virgin olive oil tossed with penne in a white wine herb sauce. Adapted from Lanier Publishing. There is a large Italian population in New England!
Yummy as a snack, sandwich filling, or topping for salads! It's got lots of flavor and holds it's shape well.
A choice is given for two very different but equally inviting marinades. Be sure not to use an aluminum baking pan! Use the smallest baking pan you have that will hold the tofu in a single layer. An 8" square pan and a 7x9" pan both work fine. Adapted from Moosewood Restaurant New Classics cookbook.
Rich and savory with portabella mushrooms and spinach, combined with rice, sherry,olive oil,and dill, this makes a dramatic filling for zucchini boats. Another winner from the Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites Cookbook.
Did you know sky watchers have observed meteor showers every August 11th, since A.D. 830? It is thought to originate in the constellation Perseus. Its peak arrives punctually every year so many consider this "The Night of the Shooting Stars". A wonderful night to have a star-gazing party! Here is a super salad to start it off! Adapted from Great Good Food by Julee Rosso.