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Gnocchi with Radicchio & Gorgonzola Sauce

Posted by on Mar 27, 2020 in Radicchio, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Gnocchi with Radicchio & Gorgonzola Sauce

Maybe it’s just us…. but I think carbs may be our love language. Lasagna, gnocchi, spaghetti, pizza, bread-it’s what we live for! Another love of ours is cooking, especially making things homemade as much as possible. However as much as we love making things from scratch, life gets busy and it’s tempting to grab something fast and easy instead of putting in the extra time and energy. However in light of the current situation, let’s just say that we have more time on our hands than before. We’ve been talking about making homemade gnocchi for a...

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Corned Beef & Radicchio Panzanella

Posted by on Mar 13, 2020 in Radicchio, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Corned Beef & Radicchio Panzanella

St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect excuse to make our favorite Irish classic corned beef! Normally for our celebrations we would make Corned Beef and Cabbage or Corned Beef Hash however, I think this may be our new favorite St. Patty’s Day dish! We found this Corned Beef & Radicchio Panzanella recipe from the blog Simply Scratched and let us just say that you will want to try it out! Not only does this salad have radicchio (our favorite) but is so filling, full of flavor and pairs perfectly with a chilled Guinness. Make this for...

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Super Green Salad

Posted by on Mar 6, 2020 in Fennel, Lacinato Kale, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Super Green Salad

Can we get a kale yeah?! Maybe we’re biased-but we can’t find a reason to not love kale. It’s crisp refreshing flavor adds so much flavor to a salad and is loaded with nutrients. According to the Mayo Clinic, Kale has high amounts of vitamins A, K, B6 and C, calcium, potassium, copper and manganese making it “a nutrition superstar”. There is just something about a kale salad that makes us feel instantly healthier! Want to incorporate more kale into your life? Try out this super green kale salad for your next...

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Radicchio Arancini

Posted by on Feb 24, 2020 in Radicchio, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Radicchio Arancini

If you thought radicchio risotto was good- we’ve got a treat for you! When they say “anything fried tastes good” it’s mostly true but is especially true for radicchio risotto! With Mari Gras being tomorrow, we wanted to find an appetizer that was delicious, hearty and had radicchio-and we think Radicchio Arancini (or fried radicchio risotto) is the perfect dish to bring to your Mari Gras celebration! Make a batch (or a couple because these things go fast!) and celebrate with your favorite people. Mangia! Prep the...

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Valentine’s Day Salad

Posted by on Feb 13, 2020 in Pink Radicchio, Radicchio, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Valentine’s Day Salad

Roses are red, Violets are blue We love Chicories, how about you?! Okay so maybe that isn’t the most romantic poem around-but we just have to share our love for radicchio! Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to show and share love and we can’t think of a better way to do that, than with food (especially with Radicchio). Make this salad for your Valentine and spread the love!

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Radicchio Cake

Posted by on Feb 5, 2020 in Radicchio | 0 comments

Radicchio Cake

When most people think of Radicchio and cake, they normally don’t think of the two together-however we’ve got a treat for you! This Radicchio cake, or Torta di Radicchio in Italian, is sweet (but not too sweet) with a slight citrus flavor and is perfect to enjoy for desert or an afternoon treat. Plus, it has radicchio in it, so it has to be healthy right?! Spread the love and make this for your special someone this Valentine’s Day!

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Super Bowl Veggie Platter

Posted by on Jan 29, 2020 in Fennel, Treviso | 0 comments

Super Bowl Veggie Platter

The Super Bowl is almost here and can we say we are just a little excited?! Not only are we excited for the game but we’re also pumped for the food! With the Super Bowl comes a variety of snacks, dips, entrees and deserts and it can be hard to decide what to make for the big day. Step up your typical veggie platter with color and taste by adding treviso and fennel! Treviso may look too pretty to eat on a platter but it’s crisp leaves and earthy flavor are great to dip in hummus. Not only does fennel contain so many great health...

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Cutlets with Radicchio Salad

Posted by on Jan 22, 2020 in Castelfranco, Radicchio | 0 comments

Cutlets with Radicchio Salad

Nothing gives us sweeter memories than the smell of our grandma making cutlets. Birthday celebrations, special dinners at Mema’s (our grandma) or just classic Italian lunches with the family-cutlets were always a part of it. The recipe was passed down from our Noni and has become a favorite meal in our family. Being Italian, we also love our chicories and we’ve found that the two pair perfectly! This light yet flavorful salad is so fresh and easy to make and is perfect to enjoy with cutlets. Make this meal for your next...

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Pink Radicchio Salad

Posted by on Jan 8, 2020 in Pink Radicchio | 0 comments

Pink Radicchio Salad

Maybe we’re biased- but pink radicchio has to be one of the prettiest veggies out there! It’s beautiful blush pink color looks as pretty in a bowl as a bunch of roses looks in a vase. Not only is it appealing to the eye but it also has the same great flavor as traditional radicchio only slightly less bitter. With flavor and looks, pink radicchio could give the most basic salad a wow factor! For this pink radicchio salad, we’ve added pink radicchio, fennel, orange and avocado-a great mixture of textures and flavors....

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Puntarelle Salad

Posted by on Jan 3, 2020 in Puntarelle, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Puntarelle Salad

When people see Puntarelle for the first time, their general response is “What in the world is that?!”. Not a common item on most Americans grocery list, Puntarelle is a Chicory that originates from Italy and is a common commodity one would see if strolling through a market in Rome! Apart of the dandelion family, the word “puntarelle” translates to “little tips” which is the part of the plant that is traditionally prepared. Not only does Puntarelle have a unique flavor but contains health benefits that help with digestion and general health....

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Fried Cardone

Posted by on Dec 6, 2019 in Cardone | 0 comments

Fried Cardone

The holidays are a great time of year to spend special moments with loved ones and eat good food of course! For us, food has always been a huge part of our holiday season. On Christmas day, our Grandmothers kitchen is filled with family, laughter and lots of hands in the kitchen. A traditional dish for us and many Italians on Christmas is Fried Cardone . Once Cardone is cooked, frying is the easy part. This is a special appetizer or addition to your holiday spread! Mangia! Here is why we love fried Cardone: Seasonal: Cardone is available...

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Cardone

Posted by on Dec 6, 2019 in Cardone | 0 comments

Cardone

Cardone is a vegetable you may have never heard of but should be added to your grocery list this winter season! Cardone, also known as Cardoon or Cardi, looks like overgrown celery but tastes like an artichoke heart (delicious!). Typical in the Italian culture, Cardone is the perfect addition to many different dishes or can be enjoyed baked or fried. Especially during the holidays, this delicacy is the perfect addition to your holiday menu! However before you bite into a stalk of Cardone, I would suggest prepping it because they have thorns...

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