Sample recipes from Big Night In

Seaside Salad

I call this Seaside Salad simply because it reminds me of all the wonderful little dishes of marinated antipasti I have enjoyed over the ...

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Sea Salt and Rosemary Sweet Potato Chips

When my kids were quite young I used to make these chips in a (perhaps misguided) attempt to get them to try new vegetables. Of course th...

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O Sole Mio Ravioli in Saffron-Butter Sauce

With their golden hue and round shape, these cheese-filled ravioli look like little suns, and they are even prettier bathed in their radi...

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Pork Ragù for a Crowd

If you are looking for a simple recipe to feed the multitudes, look no further. This robust sauce of stewed pork and sausages is easy to ...

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Spatchcocked Herbed Chickens alla Diavola

Spicy-hot char-grilled chickens are a classic Italian preparation. When my parents were engaged and living in New York City in the 1950s,...

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Squash Gratin

Spaghetti squash has an appealing golden color, a mild flavor, and flesh that separates into strands when scraped with a fork. Here, the ...

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Farmers’ Market Minestrone

This is one of those wonderful recipes that change each time I make it, depending on what’s in the stalls at the farmers’ market and what...

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Pasta Timballo

I became obsessed with making a timballo after I saw the movie Big Night, in which the pasta-, meat-, and cheese-stuffed baked “drum” is ...

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Savory Pastry Dough with Lemon

This pastry dough is pliant and easy to work with. Even pastry phobes should not have any problems rolling it out.

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Eggplant Parmigiana Deluxe

For many Italian Americans, eggplant parmigiana is the ultimate comfort food and the ultimate party food wrapped into one rich, luscious ...

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Egg Ribbons in Homemade Broth

Broth-based soups are among my favorite foods. They are elegant and comforting and nourishing all at the same time. This recipe is especi...

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