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penne with roasted garlic & bacon

i had a bunch of pre-peeled garlic that needed a home.  i love, love, love roasted garlic and that’s how i started the idea for this dish. i had just gotten some turkey bacon at the market that morning and thought the dish could use a little protein.  the flavor turned out smokey and delicious … Continue reading

lasagna senza ricotta

“senza” means “without” in italian.  mama made delicious lasagna growing up, bursting with layers of ricotta. a few years ago i discovered a lasagna without a ricotta layer and i didn’t love it any less. in fact, i loved it a little more. it is served at Vino Rosso in San Francisco. last night i … Continue reading