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Cauliflower with Lemon Garlic Crumb Topping

Cauliflower is probably one of the blandest tasting vegetables around, in my opinion.  It always needs help to give it some flavor.  Toasted breadcrumbs are a staple in Sicilian cooking.  This staple came about because it was sacrilegious to throw away even a morsel of bread, bread being the staff of life.  Frugal housewives would […]

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Sicilian Style Cauliflower

Sicilian Style Cauliflower

Currants and pignoli or pine nuts feature prominently in Sicilian cuisine.  The two ingredients are simultaneously used in many dishes.  Currants add just a touch of sweetness to any dish; and pine nuts add a little crunch.  In this dish the cauliflower is parboiled and sautéed with currants and pine nuts and topped with toasted […]

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Sicilian Cauliflower Salad: Insalata di Brocculu (Cavolfiore)

Cauliflower is one of my favorite vegetables.  It’s easy to prepare and just about goes with anything you make. This is a simple cauliflower recipe that my mother use to make as a side dish.  Lemon, garlic, and parsley add zest to the otherwise bland cauliflower.  Serve it with steak, grilled or roasted chicken, or pan […]

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