Mediterranean Pasta Salad

It’s that time of year when tomatoes actually taste like tomatoes. In Chicago, where I live, it’s not easy to get great-tasting fresh tomatoes year-round. In fact, the window around here for vine-ripened tomatoes is open for only about four months of the year. So when those dead-ripe red beauties show up in the Farmers’More »

2012 September: Boston Pizza sends mouths into overdrool with launch of new menu

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2012 /CNW/ – Canada’s largest casual dining chain, Boston Pizza International Inc., is pleased to introduce a renewed menu featuring 26 mouth-watering new dishes. The new menu, which debuted last week at all of its 340 locations, caters to guests’ palates with a focus on sophisticated flavours and even more variety inMore »

Giardiniera

Giardiniera (jahr-dee-N’YEHR-ah) is one of those situations where even if you stumble through the pronunciation, it still comes out sounding really good, as in appetizing. Here’s another way you can master all those consonants wrapped in vowels. Just say “jar-dee-nearer” and it will be close enough. The giardiniera family can be quite interesting. If itMore »