A classic Roman peasant meal, coda alla vaccinara is a lush braise originally prepared by slaughtermen (vaccinari) who were often paid with the undesirable parts of the animal. It’s from these parts, like oxtail, that they made delicious dishes and proved the underestimated worth of these inexpensive cuts.
Granola made from oats, nuts, and seeds.
Most recipes call for using a stand mixer, but we found this counterproductive to our goal of chewy, dense cookies because the mixer beats air into the dough. Instead we make our dough by hand, melting the butter for easier mixing.
For many of us, rice pudding evokes comfort as well as indulgence. This version is creamy and nostalgic and takes very little work.
Sourdough bread’s characteristic tang and chewy texture liven up any sandwich. Our goal is to add the same punch to our holiday dressing.