3-Albacore in Avocado

Post-Holiday Detox: Albacore Tuna Salad

Today’s recipe for Albacore Chopped Salad makes me smile for many reasons. First, I simply adore this salad, and have ever since we introduced a version of it at our restaurant, Sarello’s, many years ago. I love it in its original form, tossed with chopped Romaine lettuce, or with our recent addition of avocado –…
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Post-Holiday Detox: “Not Your Grandmother’s Tuna Fish Pasta”

To welcome the new year, this week we’ll be sharing some of our favorite Post-Holiday Detox recipes with you. Tony’s latest creation, Spaghetti with Tuna, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Chickpeas, is new to our repertoire and I have a feeling it’s going to become a regular favorite in our house. This is definitely not your grandmother’s…
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Panettone Bread Pudding & Peppermint Bark

Christmas Favorites: Panettone Bread Pudding

Today’s Christmas Favorite features a traditional Italian fruitcake called Panettone, which originated in the city of Milan. Not to be confused with our American version of fruitcake, Panettone is a light, moist, flavorful cake more like a bread, with candied orange peel, lemon zest and raisins. Panettone is wonderful served in slices after a meal,…
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Norwegian Meatballs with friends (640x480)

Christmas Favorites: Tony’s Norwegian Meatballs

When you’re married to one Sicilian, and mother to another, it’s easy to become infected by their passion for all things Italian. In fact, I often refer to myself as an I.B.M. – Italian by Marriage. But my grandfather, Don Mathison, was 100% Norwegian and proud of it, and every now and then we find…
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Christmas Favorites: Cranberries Gone Wild Dip

Today’s featured holiday recipe is Jean Eppler’s now-famous Cranberries Gone Wild party dip. Jean took top honors in our 2013 contest In Search of the Perfect Party Dip, and her wonderfully-named party dip quickly became a holiday hit among our readers, many of whom wrote to let us know that they were serving it at…
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