Category Archives: Main Courses

Fathers’ Day, Bistecca alla Fiorentina

I don’t have a formal bucket list, but if I did, at the top would be a visit to Panzano, so I could experience eating the beef of Dario Cecchini, arguably the world’s greatest butcher. I first read about Dario … Continue reading

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Dave’s Chili Con Carne

Chili, for most Americans, contains beans. This is a little odd, because as anyone who has been to a Chili competition can tell you, fillers such as beans, pasta, or rice are simply not allowed. This is pretty much consistent … Continue reading

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Dave’s Fish and Fowl Paella

Ingredients 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 5 cups chicken broth (preferably homemade) 1/2 teaspoon saffron threads 1 medium spanish onion, diced 1/2 cup fresh tomatoes, pureed 8 chicken wings, segmented 1 lb. Italian style chicken sausages, in 1/2 in … Continue reading

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Dave’s Pizza Dough

1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast 1 1/2 cups tepid water 3 tablespoons olive oil 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon kosher salt The Sponge: Place yeast in mixer bowl and add the water, stirring to dissolve the yeast. … Continue reading

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