Monthly Archives: April 2015


“Divorced” Sicilian Pizza

Mixing culinary metaphors isn’t really my thing, and I like my cooking straight-up authentic (and tasty).  But, last night I applied a Mexican cooking tradition to my Italian pizza.  No, I didn’t just add jalapeños. Enchiladas can be covered with many different sauces—ranchera, molé, suiza, verde, and more.  A dish of enchiladas sauced with two […]

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Easter Meat and Cheese Pie

Here’s another Italian specialty that I’ve learned to make in the last few years.  It is meat and cheese pie, an Easter specialty loaded with cold cuts to celebrate the return to eating meat after a Lent-long fast. My version is based on the one from Patsy’s Italian Family Cookbook.  I spent many hours at […]

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