RECIPE: Cold Tortellini Antipasto Or Appetizer With Pesto Dip

Since it’s National IPA Day, our last article was on this favorite style of craft beer. Here’s something to serve with it, when you’re kicking back with a beer: a pasta salad with antipasto accents and a creamy pesto dip. This super-easy tortellini recipe (photo #1) can be served as an antipasto/snack, as a light…
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TIP OF THE DAY: No-Cook Fresh Tomato Sauce

Whether you grow your own tomatoes or live near a supply of farm-grown beauties, put the summer abundance of fresh-off-the-vine tomatoes to use with this no-cook tomato sauce for pasta and pizza. We often make this recipe when we come across a lot of very ripe tomatoes, priced to sell. The recipe is from DeLallo,…
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RECIPE: Spaghetti Caprese With Burrata

[1] One-pot Spaghetti Caprese With Burrata (photo © The Baker Chick). [2] Moist and creamy, burrata is a great cheese for fresh-cheese lovers (© Murray’s Cheese).   Finally, burrata cheese is being made by enough American producers that many cheese lovers nationwide can buy it locally. Beyond enjoying it in a Caprese salad or with…
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FOOD FUN: Grandma Pizza

We’ve lived in New York City our whole life but had never heard of Grandma Pizza. Maybe it’s because we didn’t have an Italian grandmother. According to King Arthur Flour, which has a wealth of baking knowledge (and lots of delicious recipes): A New York City staple, Grandma Pizza has its origins in the homes…
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