Bottarga Bread Salad with Butter Beans and Caper Vinaigrette

Hey everyone. It’s my birthday! I’m getting old. Not that old, but old still. Old for me. When did you start feeling old? It’s an awkward birthday too. On a Tuesday, and for the first time in years I won’t be at work. Not really sure what to do with myself all day. People keep … Continue reading Bottarga Bread Salad with Butter Beans and Caper Vinaigrette »

Creamy Polenta Soup with Chickpea Croutons

“FACCIA DEL POLENTONE!” “AH, TERRONE STUPIDO!” Those Italians, always bickering… According to Southern Italians, living in the North means you eat too much polenta. And Northerners love insulting their Southern compatriots by calling them farmers. Now really, is that the best you could come up with? I learned this from my aunt, who lives in … Continue reading Creamy Polenta Soup with Chickpea Croutons »