Italian 101: Traditional Antipasto Recipe

How to put together a classic Italian first course
Oct 9, 2013 12:00 pm
Photo: David Loftus

In rural Italy years ago every family had a pig, which was killed each year so that different cuts of cured meat would be available in the larder (pantry). Nowadays, all you need is a trip to the supermarket or Italian deli to find these delicacies. Arrange them on big platters in the middle of the table and let everyone help themselves.

Killer Apps: Why You Should Be Serving Antipasto

The secrets to a great party spread, discussed
Nov 15, 2012 10:01 am

There’s nothing less appealing than going to someone’s place for drinks and getting served appetizers that might have been purchased at a gas station. Let's talk antipasto and how to do it right.

Mastering The Art Of The Snack Platter

The world's best spreads. First up: Antipasti
Mar 13, 2012 12:01 pm

Some cultures are better than others at sharing. In this four-part series, we'll provide a visual guide to the best spreads from around the world, starting today with the Italian antipasti. 

Wrap Update: Stromboli

Stromboli: Roll up to an Italian pizza wrap
Aug 15, 2011 12:16 pm
Photo: uberculture on Flickr

Stromboli won't exactly take offense if you call it a calzone, but then again, it's an inanimate object. A very tasty one, at that. A stromboli is not a calzone, however. Calzones are stuffed and folded over. We liken the stromboli more to a deli wrap containing things a...


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