Appetizers

Polenta with Mushrooms

Polenta with Mushrooms

Posted on Feb 18, 2016
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Years ago, many years ago, when we still lived in Chicago, one of our favorite restaurants was Vinci on Halsted.  We went many times with friends or just for a date night.  They had an appetizer on the menu, Polenta con Funghi.  We always started with this polenta and mushroom appetizer.  The waiter would bring it out …

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Ricotta, Prosciutto and Honey Crostini

Posted on Sep 14, 2015
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  My really good friends, Beth and Steve, live in Minnesota just west of Minneapolis.  They have a gorgeous house and property on several acres.  Their gardens are beautiful and they have worked hard on them over the years.  I visited them earlier this summer and their gardens were so pretty and inviting.  And they …

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