Al Fresco: Linguine with Clams

Fresh ingredients, lightly cooked, eaten ooutdoors. Pour the Soave, let’s eat. LINGUINE WITH CLAMS (Adapted from Marcella’s Italian Kitchen by Marcella Hazan) for 2 people Warm 2 plates in the toaster oven set to 200F/95C. 12 live Manila clams Scrub clam shells with brush. Discard any clams that do not close during cleaning. 9 oz. […]

Fettucine mit Pfiff

In German, the term “mit Pfiff” connotes an “extra something,” or “with a kick” and this fettucine had both. One day last week T offered to make dinner so I could continue packing boxes. He devised an all-vegetable marinara-based sauce with a most innovative twist: sauteed mushrooms to top the pasta, rather than be incorporated […]