I Love Italian Wine And Food - A Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano



Cooking with spices is an aspect of cooking that frustrates many people. The questions I receive all highlight a confusion over which spices to buy, how to use them, and how much of them to use. All of those questions can be answered with crock pot digital slow cooker a simple change in thinking. Use ethnic profiling.

Olive Garden - Tour Of Italy: This dish offers crockpot lasagna, chicken Parmesan, and fettuccine Alfredo all on one plate. Yum, right? No! Polishing this off will give you 1450 calories, 33 grams of saturated fat, and 3830 milligrams of sodium. Ouch!

If you slurp them in bent deeply over your plate (not very elegant but acceptable) you can be sure that their very last end spills the sauce over the whole table in a slight swerve before it finishes up in your mouth.

At 1962 West Gray Street in Houston is Tony Mandola's Gulf Coast Kitchen. It blends Cajun and italian cooking to create menus which are always fresh and new.

For salads you need pasta that will hold some of the dressing and vegetable. Our favorites are the ones with hollows such as conchiglie (shells), rotelle, fusilli (spirals) and farfalle (bows). Use the different colored pastas for a more colorful salad.

Now the key to this game is splitting up your guests into teams with an equal number of men and women. Provide the teams with an information sheet that covers some of the material on the trivia quiz. Like the movie "Diner", where the bride-to-be had to answer all Colts questions, the women will be answering the trivia questions. So, the men need to coach the female teammates. This game brings everyone into the Super Bowl excitement and there will be plenty of groans and laughter and some creative answers. The prize should, of course, be football paraphernalia of some sort.

Vegetables and pasta. Kids love noodles of all kinds and they will love rice-shaped pasta and peas topped with a little shredded Parmesan cheese. You may also use tiny elbow macaroni, shells, bow ties, lasagna or lasagne wagon wheels.

In any case, if you have the perfect dish, as the heady smells fill the dining room, as you prepare to plunge your fork into its gooey goodness, raise a good glass Chianti in honor of National Lasagna Day.