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Thyme and Prosciutto Arancini

Thyme and Prosciutto Arancini

Leave it to the Italians to take a very good thing and make it even better…using leftovers. I first tasted arancini when I was studying abroad in Rome and I’ve been in love ever since. Whenever I see them on a menu here in the States (which is rare but getting more common!) it’s hardContinue Reading

Lebanese Mezze

Lebanese Mezze

My family spent three months in Israel when I was thirteen and that experience began a lifelong love for Middle Eastern food. The cuisine is based on simple meats, vegetables and breads but the flavors are bold and rich and developed through slow cooking and an array of herbs and spices. We’ve done posts onContinue Reading

Calzones

Calzones

Calzones are one of those things that I love but don’t order in restaurants because they can just go so wrong. Either they are a mass of bread with sparse fillings that you have to dig for or they are stuffed with so much grease and cheese that you are only a few bites inContinue Reading

Shrimp Scampi and Linguini

Shrimp Scampi and Linguini

UPDATE: We have re-posted this dish with updated pictures and additional wine and beer pairings. Check out the better pictures and new content HERE! Nathan and I love shrimp scampi… but apparently we can’t cook it. You would think that with so few ingredients we wouldn’t have a problem whipping up a respectable meal. However,Continue Reading