Slow Cooker Paris Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Paris Beef Stew

A bottle of dark beer had been haunting my refrigerator for months.  It took up precious shelf space and no one seemed interested in drinking it.  Thrifty me would never toss it out.  It was time to get creative.  I got my slow cooker ready. At the supermarket, a large and well marbled chuck roast caught my ...

December 4, 2014   2 Comments

Cioccoshow — The Magic of Chocolate

The Chocolate Show in Bologna, Italy

The Cioccoshow came to New York last week and I was lucky enough to have a taste.  Cioccoshow is an annual event held in Bologna, Italy featuring artisanal chocolates made  in Italy.  This year,  the 10th edition of the show, will be larger than ever.  The Cioccoshow runs from November 12 to 16.  There will ...

September 30, 2014   No Comments

What I Cooked on My Summer Vacation

Locally grown San Marzano tomatoes, green beans, garlic and more

The produce at our local farmers' market, known as the Greenmarket, has been absolutely dazzling lately and I have been having a lot of fun cooking. Here are some red bell peppers that I roasted.  We ate them dressed with olive oil, garlic and oregano. I found some perfect zucchini and stuffed them with ground meat, cheese ...

September 1, 2014   2 Comments

    • Michele Scicolone