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A question I'm often asked is how to make the best so-called "marinara." It's one that vexes me as much as the perennial hunt

Making a healthy start this spring, I went into the kitchen to cook with olive oil. Now I know there are all sorts of

Italian celebrations always involve food, and Easter is no different. The yeast bread cake, Colomba di Pasqua, shaped like a dove (colomba), is often

Each year on Easter Monday, residents of Fanano, a picturesque hill town in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, arm themselves with hard-boiled eggs to

Cake. It's what's for breakfast. And why not? Some studies show that a high carbohydrate and high protein breakfast actually helps people shed pounds. So

If you celebrate Passover, you're familiar with this scene: The closing prayers are sung, the last bite of seder brisket is a distant memory,