Monthly Archives: December 2009

the 8th day of christmas

On the eighth day of Christmas, 
my true love sent to me 
Eight maids a-milking (and here is what Annabel Cohen is giving us as our holiday treat) Creamy Fettucine with Shrimp, Sundried Tomato and Basil 1/2 cup sundried tomatoes packed in olive oil 2 Tbsp. oil from sundried tomatoes 1 1/2 lbs 13-15 size […]

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on the 7th day of pasta

On the seventh day of Christmas, 
my true love sent to me 
seven swans a-swimming. So in old England, folks ate swan. The real deal – roasted. While it’s not for us, what difference, really, does it make whether we eat chicken, turkey, duck or swan. Nevertheless, our culture says no to this lovely bird […]

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on the 5th and 6th day of pasta

On the fifth day of Christmas, 
my true love gave to me, five golden rings. Five Rings and Pasta Salad 1 package Al Dente Garlic Parsley fettuccine (or your favorite flavor) 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more to drizzle at the end 1 cup thin sliced cucumber rings 1 cup thin sliced fresh or […]

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al dente pasta and three french hens

On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me………. Three French Hens Annabel Cohen tells me that another name for hunter’s chicken is Chicken Cacciatore (it means the same thing). It’s been said that the best chicken comes from France but since it isn’t easy to find Poulet de Bresse here, we […]

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on the second day of pasta……

My true love gave to me…………….two turtle doves My friend, Annabel Cohen knows everything about food. So, if she tells me that pigeons are part of the turtle dove family, I will take her word of it. Of course, if pigeon is not available, she said we can substitute duck or chicken breasts. Pasta with […]

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12 days of pasta

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me a partridge in a pear tree: The countdown has begun. The season of giving and receiving, cooking and eating, sharing and enjoying. From Annabel Cohen, one of the world’s most creative cooks, I have just received 12 pasta recipes. Now, I will give them […]

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pasta gifts galore

Let’s face it. Food is love. And few foods express the sentiment as sublimely as pasta. That’s why we prepare our homemade pastas and sauces with the finest ingredients, the greatest of care and plenty of amore. What better way to express your affection and appreciation for colleagues, friends, and family than a gift filled […]

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