Sides, Dips, and Sauces

Sweet drumsticks

Pomegranate Glazed Drumsticks

Because I believe in transparency, I’m adding the disclosure that I received free samples of POM Wonderful mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by POM Wonderful and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for […]

Fine Cooking's Feta Dill Dip

Warm Brie and Fig Dip

This recipe is inspired by a refreshing cheese dip I remember testing when I worked at Fine Cooking’s test kitchen. Feta cheese and Greek yogurt make the dip extra creamy, while the dill brightens it. Take a look here. My brie and fig dip is also cheese based, but is […]

red sauce

Red Sauce, As My Mama Makes It

Like many Italians, my first cooking memory is learning how to make red sauce with my mom. I remember her telling me to cut the onion as small as I could. Oh, and don’t forget the bay leaves when it’s simmering, she’d exclaim. She’s a good teacher, and a seriously talented cook. […]