Tag Archives: Pasta

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Sunday Pasta®: Spaghetti alle Fragole (Strawberries)

Wimbledon Schwimbledon. Feast on your eyes on this, the Italian version of strawberries and cream. I first tasted spaghetti with strawberries a dozen years ago at a restaurant near the Vatican in Rome. I remember thinking: 1)... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Penne con Patate e Fagiolini Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Penne con Patate e Fagiolini (Potatoes and Green Beans)

I'll tell you the real winner of the Triple Crown. It wasn’t American Pharaoh; it was Grana Padano. The cheese came from behind for me last week, and passed many of the horses in the pack for best cheese to grate atop this... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Pizzichi con Funghi e Prosciutto Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Pizzichi con Funghi e Prosciutto (Mushrooms)

In Greek Mythology, Narcissus was a hunter, deeply in love with his own beauty.  Nemesis took note of this self-admiration and led him to a pool of water, where he was so taken by his reflection that he drowned. Sure, most... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta®: Fusilli con Tonno e Pomodorini (Tuna and Cherry Tomatoes)

I don’t want to come off sounding like one of those nut jobs ranting on about how processed food, genetically modified food, and fast food are slowly killing America. Well actually, I do. Call me a communist, or a socialist, or... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Malloreddus con Melanzane Mozzarella e Pomodoro Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Malloreddus con Melanzane, Mozzarella, e Pomodoro (Eggplant)

The Memorial Day barbeque just wouldn't be the same without malloreddus. I mean, what red-blooded American patriot wouldn't start off their family cookout with this Sardinian gnocchi treat? Like any other holiday, the meal... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Orecchiette con Spinaci Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Orecchiette con Spinaci (Spinach)

Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your orecchiette. And if you lend me your little ears, I will tell you how to prepare them in a most ambitious way. For I am an honorable man. Orecchiette, the ear shaped pasta originally... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Spaghetti al Limone

Sunday Pasta®: Spaghetti al Limone (Lemon)

Starchitects Brian Bockman and Jack Forbes were recently visiting from New Orleans. There, they design hip Garden District homes and contemplate building a bright future with Brangelina in a thriving post-Katrina city. Here,... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Busiate Integrali con Rapini e Salsiccia Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Busiate Integrali con Rapini e Salsiccia (Broccoli Rabe and Sausage)

You can’t judge a box by its cover. For example, take the Wheaties box of my youth, with a big photo of Bruce Jenner in red, white, and blue short-shorts and wispy hair, urging us to eat The Breakfast of Champions. Who... Read More »

Sunday Pasta - Spaghetti con la Colatura Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Spaghetti con la Colatura (Anchovies)

The Bronx will rise again. And I'll tell you why.  Other than the fact that my grandmother grew up on the Grand Concourse. Other than the Bronx Bombers, Bronx Science, the Zoo, the Botanical Garden and Fordham.  The Bronx will... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Caserecci con Zucchine e Caprino Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Caserecci con Zucchine e Caprino (Goat Cheese)

Of goats, goat cheese, and goatees... continued... Yes, goats, their cheese, and their namesake beards are still trending up this week. Goats are taking over, I tell you!  But this isn't why we're revisiting the... Read More »