Category Archives: pasta

Spaghetti Con Peperoni Cruschi, Pomodoro, E Mollica Fritta (Spaghetti With Pepper, Tomato, And Fried Breadcrumbs)

As you can probably tell, I have recently been to Italy.  When I visited Basilicata, my friend living in Potenza introduced me to this pepper, peperoni cruschi (pronounced CROO-sh-kee, the noise from chewing on the pepper).  At first, I was … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Crowd-Pleasing Pasta With Tomatoes and Artichokes

Did the recipe say it is crowd-pleasing?  YES, IT IS INDEED! I again skipped the garlic and used truffle oil.  I didn’t use penne because I only had fusili to work with, so it still turned out fine! Here are … Continue reading

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