Sarah's Cucina Bella http://sarahscucinabella.com Quick and Easy Recipes | Home Cooking | Family Recipes Mon, 24 Jul 2017 03:26:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging: Week 6 http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/07/22/weekend-farmers-market-blogging-week-6/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/07/22/weekend-farmers-market-blogging-week-6/#respond Sun, 23 Jul 2017 01:10:42 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=18803 Welcome to week 6 of Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging. This weekly series is devoted to sharing the joys of eating locally — both through farmers’ markets and by growing your own food. Garden Update We harvested cabbage this week, which my kids were so excited about. They love boiled cabbage as much as I do...

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Pickled Radishes http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/07/22/pickled-radishes/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/07/22/pickled-radishes/#respond Sun, 23 Jul 2017 00:54:30 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=18740 Peppery radishes get a sweet dill makeover in this easy recipe for pickled radishes. These are great on rice bowls, salads and so much more. My fears that our garden would be an expensive learning experience didn’t last long this spring. Soon, the cabbages were stretching their leaves out and forming tight balls in the center....

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Garlicky Chanterelle Mushroom Pasta http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/07/20/garlicky-chanterelle-mushroom-pasta/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/07/20/garlicky-chanterelle-mushroom-pasta/#comments Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:33:57 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=18770 I’ve been half-expecting someone to drop me a line and ask why there’s been so much seafood on SCB lately. It absolutely hasn’t escaped me how many of my recent recipes have included seafood — lobster and salmon and mussels. It’s even permeated by newspaper column, Maine Course, where this week I wrote about Clams with Pancetta,...

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Flounder: Five Fun Facts about this Favorite Fish http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/07/17/five-interesting-facts-flounder/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/07/17/five-interesting-facts-flounder/#comments Mon, 17 Jul 2017 04:28:01 +0000 http://www.sarahsseafoodshack.com/?p=41 Everything you always wanted to know about flounder but didn’t know it. But seriously, this is one tasty fish. Okay … as a child of the 80s and 90s, whenever I hear the word “flounder,” I think about a certain sweet fishy friend of the beautiful, curious, clear-voiced Ariel in The Little Mermaid. The iconic...

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Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging: Week 5 http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/07/17/weekend-farmers-market-blogging-week-5/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/07/17/weekend-farmers-market-blogging-week-5/#comments Mon, 17 Jul 2017 04:10:02 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=18760 Welcome to week 5 of Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging. This weekly series is about promoting the joys of eating locally — both through farmers’ markets and by growing your own food. Garden Update Everything is coming in quickly. The first cabbage is ready to be harvested, the tomatoes are plump and pretty and the radishes just...

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Mussels in Tomato Garlic Broth http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/07/04/mussels-tomato-garlic-broth/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/07/04/mussels-tomato-garlic-broth/#comments Tue, 04 Jul 2017 21:04:20 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=18688 Steamed with tomatoes, shallots , garlic and some white wine, this quick and easy mussels recipe is perfect for dinner any night. The little fish store was perched on the edge of a waterfall, near a historic stone structure on a curve in the road. It didn’t escape me what an unlikely location it was. Inside,...

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Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging: Week 4 http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/07/03/weekend-farmers-market-blogging-week-4/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/07/03/weekend-farmers-market-blogging-week-4/#comments Mon, 03 Jul 2017 05:37:57 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=18701 Welcome to week 4 of Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging. This weekly series is about promoting the joys of eating locally — both through farmers’ markets and by growing your own food. Happy Sunday! This week I have lots to share about our adventures in local eating, so without further ado … Garden Update Sometime magical happened...

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Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging: Week 3 http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/06/26/weekend-farmers-market-blogging-week-3/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/06/26/weekend-farmers-market-blogging-week-3/#comments Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:05:14 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=18655 Welcome to week 3 of Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging. This weekly series is all about celebrating local eating from the farmers market to the kitchen. Is there anyone out there? The idea for Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging came to me after the generous and positive reaction I received to my post about missing the old days...

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Strawberry Picking as a Family Tradition http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/06/25/strawberry-picking-family-tradition/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/06/25/strawberry-picking-family-tradition/#comments Mon, 26 Jun 2017 02:44:18 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=18672 “We will open again for strawberry picking tomorrow morning (Saturday June 24) at 8am! We have had a lot of big strawberries ripen over the last few days and the picking will be great! See you tomorrow,” the Facebook status of Treworgy Family Orchard in Levant, Maine, read Friday. It was like a siren’s call...

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Leek, Beet and Radish Fried Rice with Buttery Lobster http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/06/23/leek-beet-and-radish-fried-rice-with-buttery-lobster/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/06/23/leek-beet-and-radish-fried-rice-with-buttery-lobster/#comments Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:57:52 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=18658 Filled with the early summer veggies, Leek, Beet and Radish Fried Rice with Buttery Lobster is a quick and easy recipe with sweet, salty and savory flavors. In three short days, we’ll celebrate our third anniversary of moving to Maine. I’ll never forget that move — the rushed trip up here on June 26 to...

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