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Cook the Book: Oven-Baked Tuna with a Savory Topping

Serious Eats Robyn Lee 1 comment

This recipe for Oven-Baked Tuna with Savory Topping caught my eye as I was paging through Nancy Harmon Jenkins's Cucina del Sole. It's a recipe that really seems of a place--southern Italy--with its olives, capers, basil, and cherry tomatoes--instead of... More

Cook the Book: Potato, Sausage, and Ricotta Omelet From Basilicata

Serious Eats Ed Levine Post a comment

What I love about this omelet from Nancy Harmon Jenkins's Cucina del Sole is its versatility. It's substantial enough to serve as a light supper with a tossed salad or a plate of fresh tomatoes, fresh basil, and mozzarella drizzled... More

Cook the Book: Deep-Fried Zucchini Blossoms

Serious Eats Adam Kuban 3 comments

Today's featured recipe from Cucina del Sole is for deep-fried zucchini blossoms. If you grow your own zucchini, you should have no problem procuring blossoms. If not, check at a farmers' market.... More

Cook the Book: Lemon and Garlic Chicken

Serious Eats Adam Kuban 1 comment

The second featured recipe from Cucina del Sole is one that's as simple as it is delicious. The lemon and rosemary give the roasted chicken here a Mediterranean flavor, as is befitting the book's southern Italian theme, and the garlic... More

Cook the Book: Pasta with Tomato and Toasted Almond Pesto

Serious Eats Ed Levine Post a comment

The first recipe that caught our eye in Cucina Del Sole is a simple pesto made with fresh tomatoes (it is after all vine-ripened tomato season) and toasted almonds. As Jenkins herself writes: "For those who think pesto comes only... More

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