Tag Archives: Italian

Arancini? I Thought I was Making Croquetas

I’ve been making croquetas for years–it’s a great way to use up leftovers, and we all love them. The only problem is: I have been making arancini all this time and calling them croquetas. I explained this to Josh the … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Carbonara

In the summer of 1978, my parents took the entire family on a two month trip to Europe. We landed in Rome late in the evening, and by the time we arrived at Zia Bruna’s house, we were exhausted, disheveled, … Continue reading

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The Lowly Meatball

Meatballs of any variety are a major hit in our household. What they accompany is entirely secondary. In fact, not too long ago, Josh declared that an enormous bowl of meatballs would be a perfectly adequate dinner–actually, he called it … Continue reading

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