Low Country Boil…Posole Verde…Pasta Diane (Pasta with Pancetta, Basil and Mozzarella)

Low Country Boil…

Serving up a Low Country Boil for family and friends is a fun way to ride out those last days of summer...and there are only a few days left. Fresh corn, shrimp, potatoes and sausage commingle in a spiced-up broth, then are drained and dumped onto newspaper for fun--and easy cleanup; it is the perfect…
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Posole Verde…

It is a cold January night and my fireplace is just heating up. There is just one more thing that could make this cozy night more perfect: soup. Cold weather is never a prerequisite for soup in my house--I could eat it just about anytime--but an evening like this just begs for it. The question…
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Pasta Diane (Pasta with Pancetta, Basil and Mozzarella)

Chefs will tell you, always use the finest ingredients you can find.  That’s sound advice, no doubt.  But there is also a lot to be said for understanding those ingredients, cooking them with techniques that get the most out of each. The special thing about this dish is how its flavors - the fragrant fresh basil, crispy fried pancetta,…
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