Mary Beth Clark

Culinary Educator · Consultant · Author


Grilled Bavette with Urfa Biber (Isot Biber or Isot Pepper) and Salmuera is the quintessential steak-lover's delight!

Become a Grill Master with Salmuera, Argentina's brine for basting meats while grilling. With herbs, garlic, and peppers, it is perfect for ribs, steaks.

Toss Pasta with Juicy Grilled Steak Cubes. Add bleu cheese, bacon, and creamy garlic dressing. This warm weather pasta is a great summer party dish.

A classic Roman specialty, Peas and Prosciutto with Lettuce celebrates Spring with sweet, tender peas. Enjoy as a wonderful seasonal antipasto, main dish, or side dish.

Mafaldine with Mussels, Broccoli Rabe, and Tomatoes in Broth is a southern Italian stew that satisfies while being low in calories. Make in less than 15 minutes. Delicious!

Garlic Shrimp with 'Nduja and Broccoli Rabe is a fabulous antipasto. Typical of southern Italy, spicy olive oil sauce naps juicy shrimp and contrasts slightly bitter greens.

Baked Spicy Cauliflower and Eggplant Pasticcio warms and satisfies us on blustery days. Make delicious vegan and gluten-free versions, too.

Spicy Cauliflower and Eggplant Ragù with 'Nduja is easy to make. This robust sauce is perfect with zucchini noodles, pasta, polenta, eggs, tofu, toast, fish, or chicken.

Rye Berry Salad with Roasted Carrots and Squash, Pomegranate Seeds, Arugula, and Persimmon is a luscious main dish. Low-cal, easy to make, and nutritious, too.

Spaghetti alla Chitarra with Cuttlefish Ink and Seafood is an anticipated addition to Christmas Eve's Feast of the Seven Fishes or La Vigilia. Easy to make. Delectable.

Pop fresh persimmons in the freezer. Thaw. Serve Frozen Persimmon as Sorbet. This creamy dessert is low-cal and packed with Vitamin C. So easy, fresh, and delicious.

Roasted Beet Tarte Tatin with Walnuts, Goat Cheese, and Feta is a fabulous show-stopper for the holidays. Serve it as an elegant appetizer or a savory dessert.

Include leftover holiday turkey in Broccoli Salad with Romanesco, Grapes, Dates, Sunflower and Pumpkin seeds. Nutritious and delicious, it's addictively good.

Creamy and zesty with a spike of heat, serve Gorgonzola Dip with Fresh Fennel, buffalo wings, chilled celery, grissini, or grilled chicken. Makes a great party dish.

Spiced Tofu Noodles with Shiitake Mushrooms, Scallions, and Kale make a soothing, nutritious meal. Enjoy delicious pasta without grain-based pasta.

A specialty of the coastal city of Messina, Sicilian Fish with Potatoes and Tomato-Olive Sauce is a restaurant-quality main dish you can easily make at home.




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