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Kari writes: Tonight is book club and I promised about a week ago (when I wasn’t thinking) to bring over something appetizerish. I would love to get away with making something without going to the supermarket. Maybe some sort of dip with the ricotta (and garlic?), but I’ve never made a dip with ricotta before. For dipping, I’ve got pita or naan in the freezer.
Tony’s take: My advice is going to make you happy: you can stay where you … Continue Reading
Helen writes: I’ve been thinking about this pasta I had in a restaurant a couple of years ago that had a spicy sauce with tomatoes and cauliflower. I’ve canned diced tomatoes, cauliflower, and pasta – not sure what else I need or whether you can tell me how to make it.
Tony’s take: I’m with you, Helen. The restaurant Al Forno in Providence RI made a dish like this famous – a creamy sauce with t0matoes, cauliflower, cream, and chili … Continue Reading
Jennifer writes: I picked up some pork chops yesterday and I have these wild mushrooms I get every month as part of a birthday present from a friend. It’s the second month I’ve received them and I’m still not sure how to use them. I’d like to make the asparagus part of the whole dish, too. Something Italian would be good.
Tony’s take: You’ve got the makings for a nice meal there. I would saute the chops and then make … Continue Reading
Canadiens fan writes: I have a bunch of vegetables, some ricotta, and plenty of pantry staples. Now what?
Tony’s take: I’m going to tell you to go somewhere kind of surprising, somewhere forbidden, if you will. Pasta primavera is one of those things that you should avoid at all costs when eating out; the kind of soggy pasta dish that steeps in a bath of cream and sodden vegetables in a chafing dish at a company luncheon or cruise ship … Continue Reading