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Cooking Off the Cuff: Not the Tomato Risotto I'd Planned

Edward Schneider | Posted 08.19.2015 | Taste
Edward Schneider

I remembered that Café Murano risotto and saw the basket of ripe farmers' market tomatoes on the counter. I used to not cook Swiss chard (or other greens) with tomato. Ever. It was a little idée fixe of mine that they were natural-born enemies.

Third Eye Blind's Frontman Likens Calvin Harris To Italian Cooking

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.28.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

After roughly 20 years of stellar music from Third Eye Blind, what keeps frontman Stephan Jenkins' musical wheels turning? In a conversation with Huff...

Cooking Off The Cuff: How To Make Three Meals From One Bag Of Spring Produce

Edward Schneider | Posted 05.27.2015 | Taste
Edward Schneider

There's something about the edgy flavor of dill that mates it well with so many things in so many cuisines.

Our 11 Favorite Italian Cookbooks

Food52 | Posted 03.15.2015 | Taste
Food52

When we're dreaming of Italy, these are the books that we turn to.

20 Traditional Christmas Dishes From All Around Italy

HuffPost Italy | Repubblica | Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste

It's not just about lasagna.

Luxury Travel in Venice, Italy: The Rialto Market and a Cooking Lesson at The Gritti Palace Hotel

Edward Schneider | Posted 12.03.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

One of the best things for a vacationing food-lover to do is to set an early alarm, roll out of bed and visit a great market like the Boqueria in Barcelona, Tsukiji in Tokyo or the Rialto market in Venice.

Cooking Off The Cuff: Homemade Ricotta!

Edward Schneider | Posted 08.04.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

It was delicious -- obviously very fresh and creamy, but also tart and subtly redolent of herbs and garlic.

The Beauty Of Italian Cuisine And Its Intricacies

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 07.28.2014 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

The very existence of a national Italian cuisine is frequently called into question.

America's Best Italian Restaurants

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.25.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

What makes a great Italian restaurant anyway? For some it may be the antipasti. For others some combination of how good the wines and pastas are. Holding up one dish is dangerous. Octopus? Lasagna? Cacio e pepe?

Cooking Off The Cuff: Waiting For Spring With A Triple-Carrot Risotto

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.16.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

No, this risotto doesn't taste traditionally Italian -- just delicious.

I Want My Own Cooking Show, From Valerie Bertinelli (VIDEO)

Posted 03.24.2014 | MarloThomas

After appearing as a guest judge on The Food Network’s hit show, “Iron Chef America” last year,Hot In Cleveland actress Valerie Bertinelli's pas...

Asian Girl in the City: Time Travel in New York City

Michelle Won | Posted 02.17.2014 | New York
Michelle Won

Which is a great reason to take advantage of all the amazing cultural corners of New York City that breathe life into memories of time past. Put on your coat, pull out your gloves, and enjoy the history that this city has to offer.

Andrea Gargotta: This Season, Host a Southern Italian Cocktail Gathering

Red Room | Posted 02.15.2014 | Home
Red Room

By Andrea Gargotta I love hosting any type of party. But I especially love the idea of an easy, no-pressure open house gathering that is filled with...

How to Make Perfect Rapini

Zester Daily | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Zester Daily

Don't be so bitter!

Marcella Hazan (1924-2013): The Julia Child of Italian Cooking

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 11.29.2013 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Until Marcella Hazan published her instantly classic cookbook, you went to a restaurant that featured Northern Italian cooking, had a meal that was destined for your top ten list, and returned home with a nagging question: This is simple food. Why can't I cook like this?

Guide to Salumi: Cured Meats of Italy

Menuism | Posted 06.27.2013 | Taste
Menuism

Necessity is the mother of invention, and so the tradition of salting, smoking and air drying was born.

A Touch and Taste of Gold in Sunny South Beach

Hope Gainer | Posted 08.24.2013 | Miami
Hope Gainer

The hip, young Milanese owners of a new Italian eatery in the Sofi district of South Beach must have done their homework before creating a unique menu with golden cuisine creating dishes that not only look pretty and taste good, but are healthy too.

6 Simple Italian Dinners Anyone Can Make

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani These recipes for lasagna, pizza, pasta, meatballs and more classics are so easy, you can prepare them any night of the week. ...

Two-Ingredient Pasta -- Literally Mac And Cheese

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.02.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Macaroni and cheese is almost never just macaroni and cheese. But with the right cheese you can quickly cut the ingredients list to the two items in the dish's name.

The Reality of Big Ang

Greg White | Posted 05.04.2013 | Entertainment
Greg White

I haven't seen an episode of Mob Wives. Or maybe I have: I had dinner with Big Ang.

Risotto - But Via Japan, Not Via Veneto

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.29.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

I've been making risotto for decades, for much of that time using fairly rich chicken stock as my preferred cooking liquid.

The Simplest Pasta All'Amatriciana Is The Best And Most Authentic

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.06.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

The most traditional recipes for this dish are very simple indeed.

WATCH: Secrets for the Perfect Meatball

Tasted.com | Posted 02.04.2013 | Taste
Tasted.com

"High-def cooking" is the perfect approach to something as seemingly simple as a meatball, which requires exact execution. Vic Casanova, chef at Gusto in Los Angeles, has a few tips for making his classic Italian meatballs.

Wild Mushroom Bolognese

Karen Gibson | Posted 12.11.2012 | Taste
Karen Gibson

Bolognese -- or ragù, as I knew it growing up -- and I have a long history of discontent. My go-to method was clunky, incohesive, and lacking finesse -- barely a method at all.

The Healthiest Pasta Amatriciana Recipe, From Rocco DiSpirito (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

When Rocco DiSpirito, celebrity chef and author of"Now Eat This! Italian", Rocco DiSpirito, joined me on Mondays with Marlo I just had to ask him if h...