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Franco’s Linguine with Clams

Here’s another favorite of mine from Tuscookany–Franco’s linguine with clams.  This is super easy to make and is ready in no time. I cheated this time and bought fresh pasta at the market…if you’re going to cheat, at least cheat with good fresh pasta. INGREDIENTS LINGUINE WITH CLAMS 1 kg / 2 lb fresh clams 2 cloves garlic, chopped 200 g / 7 oz cherry tomatoes 1/2 tsp chili powder 500 […]

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Franco’s Bolognese–Perfect Comfort Food for a Rainy Weekend!

Just looking at this photo makes me hungry for Franco’s Bolognese, or as he calls it, Tuscan Ragout. Anyone who knows me knows how much I love going to Tuscookany , a villa tucked away in the hills outside of Arezzo to spend a week cooking with Franco and Paola. And the field trips we take to Ravagni, a family owned olive oil producer since 1421 and Villa La Ripa, a local […]

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