Anatomy of a Menu: Italian Sunday Family Dinner, FOODalogue Style

Anatomy of a Menu: Italian Sunday Family Dinner, FOODalogue Style

“Old school” Sunday dinners are an all-afternoon affair with family sitting around the table eating traditional Italian-American multi-course dinners.

My menu was definitively Italian-inspired but not necessarily traditional.

I wasn’t planning to do a post about this dinner when I invited my family but it was so enjoyed by all including the chef (me), I’m posting a few iPhone photos and notes that I hope will inspire.

The menu evolved from my usual approach to entertaining  … what I want to eat, cook, have on hand and, oh yeah, and what I think my company will enjoy. I followed no recipes, except one (see broccoli rabe below) so I may not remember every ingredient, but you’ll get the idea.

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