Mussels In Saffron Cream Recipe

Yield:  4 servings Ingredients:  2 lb. mussels 1/2 cup white wine 2 tsp butter 1 shallot, minced 1 garlic clove, crushed Generous pinch of saffron, lightly crushed 2 tsp flour 1/4 cup heavy cream Handful of chopped fresh chives Instructions: …

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Italian Country Cooking

Italian Country Cooking Format: Hardcover Publisher: Metro Books Pub. Date: March 2008 From the Publisher: Italian Country Cooking is about the real food of Italy. It is about cucina povera, the name Italians give to traditional cooking, the kind that…

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Cookbook Giveaway: The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free

As any gluten-free baker knows, creating a wheat-free substitute for all-purpose flour might as well require a Ph.D. in chemistry. While a store-bought mix might work for one recipe (say, cookies), it could yield hockey pucks when used for bread or muffins….

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Apple-Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese and Fried Shallots

This Apple-Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese and Fried Shallots gives you a double dose of apples – once in the vinaigrette and then again in the salad itself!  Ever had a meal at a restaurant that you were dying to recreate once you came home? That’s…

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