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Callaloo with Poached Eggs and Bacon

  In Negril Jamaica, my traveling companions and I ate breakfast most days at Citronella, where we each had a house and the resort to ourselves. The first day, I ordered the mixed greens plate, which is callaloo topped with two eggs, a side of bacon and toast (all for a mere $8 US). I […]

Portabella Parmesan Pasta

This little gem was something I made up when I really wanted some portabella mushrooms. It’s simple and involves few ingredients, per my usual style. Serves 4. Ingredients: 1 pound sliced baby portabella mushrooms 8 oz. balsamic vinaigrette 1 pound linguini 4 oz. parmesan cheese Directions: 1. Marinate the shrooms in the balsamic vinaigrette (I […]

Game-Day Eats

Football Season is upon us! Here’s a compilation of my favorite football-watching recipes: Baked BBQ Chicken Wings Nasty! Nachos Pizzetta: 10 versions Spicy Sweet Potato Fries Meaty Stuffed Peppers Magnificent Meatballs Fall Sausage Go GIAnts!!!

Magnificent Meatballs: My Italian Recipe

After being fed up with upscale restaurants and more recently, NYC street-food vendors not making a good enough—by that I mean, acceptable to the standards of real Italian cooking which is rare in the United States—meatball, I am going to share my recipe in hopes that we can raise the bar for Italian-American cooking. And […]