Mozzarella is a widely known, mild Italian cheese that's made from a pulling, stretching, and cutting technique. At one time, all mozzarella was made from water buffalo milk, but now it's commonly made with cow's milk. Fresh mozzarella is packaged in water or whey and has a soft texture and delicate flavor. It's delicious alone, in a salad (like caprese) or melted. To find out how I used my fresh mozzarella boconccini, read more
Here's the scenario: you are at home and hungry. You have to cook up something scrumptious for you and your boyfriend/girlfriend/spouse/child/friend/etc., but the ingredients you have on hand are limited.
You have Italian sausage links, fresh mushrooms, and chicken broth. Using these products, along with whatever you currently have on hand in your cupboard and refrigerator, what would you make?
To see what I would whip up, read more
On nights when I want a restaurant-quality meal without the fuss of going out or the hassle of standing in front of the stove, I turn to my oven. The oven is an excellent tool that can be used to make hearty, homey meals without a lot of hard work. For tonight's meal, chunked sausages, peppers, onions, and potatoes are all tossed together in a pan and left in the oven for 30 minutes. You can come home from work, pop it in the oven, hop in the shower, and enjoy in front of the TV. Paired with a glass of red wine and a green salad, get this perfect Friday night meal and read more