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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
My mom writes: Hi. I have some really sweet sugar snap peas and a bag of quinoa. I’ve only made quinoa once before and I’m not sure I cooked it properly.
Tony’s take: Hi, Mom! Two things about my mom – like any mom, she’s always worried about me, so she’s been sending in hundreds of submissions since Cook Angel started. The other thing is that she likes food that’s much too healthy for her, things like quinoa. Quinoa … Continue Reading
Robin writes: I leave for Paris in two days and I have nothing in my fridge except yellow items. I forgot to take a photo of the lemons, but here is the rest of what I have – work your magic, Cook Angel!
Tony’s take: Paris, in April. Ooh la la! There is a line of thinking that would suggest starving yourself before boarding the plane, but you’ll most likely walk off whatever you eat there, so here’s my … Continue Reading
Yankees Fan writes: This is what I have kicking around for dinner tonight. Between the quinoa and polenta is farro (and to the right are blood oranges). I’ve got a rotisserie chicken in the fridge, as well as some fresh herbs. What do you think?
Tony’s take: I think, as a diehard Red Sox fan, I must be pretty hard up taking questions from your kind. But the Sox beat the Yanks yesterday and so the past must be forgiven. … Continue Reading