Pasta alla Genovese

Pasta alla Genovese

It seems almost impossible not to make pesto in the summer when bouquets of basil are everywhere, screaming "pulverize me and toss me with fettuccine!"  Before you know it we will be back to the tiny, pricey little boxes of the stuff so let's get on it before it's too...

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Funfetti Cake

Unlike Molly, and maybe many of you, this was not an “iconic cake of my childhood” mainly because I was a child in the 1960s and cake innovation technology just wasn’t there yet. But even without the strong pull of nostalgia, how can you not be drawn to this cake? It’s got “fun” right in the title for crying out loud!

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Appetites

I've been a fan of Anthony Bourdain's since Kitchen Confidential and I've always felt a little bad for him in that he's gotten one of those super-sticky labels that famous people acquire (sometimes unfairly), in his case: "bad boy," or "the bad boy of cooking."  It...

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