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Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

This tangled mess of words translates to “spaghetti with garlic and oil” in Italian. A traditional pasta dish originally from Napoli is …


Penne alla Vodka

The origins of penne alla vodka are mysterious and anonymous. There have been multiple claims to the invention of this rich and …


Creamy Chicken Cacciatore

Cacciatore means “hunter” in Italian but in cuisine, alla cacciatora refers to a meal prepared “hunter-style,” often with beef cake tomatoes, a …


California Paella with Lobster

Paella’s just a fancy schmancy word for pan so don’t let the Spaniards scare you away from making this at home, especially …


Macho Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a tomato-based vegetable soup, best served cold. It originated in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia. It is widely consumed …


Wild Mushroom Soup

While most mushrooms are available year-round, many are at their peak in autumn and winter. This hearty soup is simple to make …