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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
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
Lucy writes: I made a caprese salad yesterday, but I still have a load of basil, prosciutto, and garlic left over. I also have a giant butternut squash that’s been staring at me since the winter solstice. Any ideas? I’m in an Italian state of mind.
Tony’s take: The winter solstice was a long time ago. You must have grown quite attached to this gourd. Anyway, the good news is I think you can use up both the squash and … Continue Reading