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There are millions of us staying home to contain the spread of COVID-19. It can get boring, but lying low for a little while is a small sacrifice for the safety of all of us. There are millions of us staying home to contain the spread of COVID-19. It can get boring, but lying low for a little while is a small sacrifice for the safety of all of us. If self-quarantine doesn’t appeal to you, we have some of our favorite Strega Waterfront dishes that can hopefully make it more tolerable: remaining inside is a good way to protect yourself and others from the coronavirus, and is an important measure to help “flatten the curve” of daily cases that put pressure on our health care system, it could lead to a lesser evil.

 

What’s there to do while stuck indoors?

 

Tomato e Mozarella

Fresh mozzarella and tomatoes are a classic combination, we promise you the dish isn’t bland. Stick to cherry-sized mozzarella balls and marinate in extra virgin olive oil, maybe some fresh basil, salt, and pepper.

 

Ingredients:

Diced Tomato 

Fresh Mozzarella Pearls

 

White Bean Spread

 

Time for family’s healthy snacks. This white bean spread recipe can even be made vegan without pancetta. It’s an easy dish made with just a few ingredients that you likely have in your kitchen.

 

Ingredients:

Cannalini Beans

 Onions 

Pancetta 

EVOO

 

Arancini

 

Everyones favorite southern Italian street food, these small risotto balls are stuffed with, arborio rice, home-made mozzarella, and spinach dredged in breadcrumbs, and deep-fried. The finished arancini — named for the “little oranges” that they resemble — explode with each crunchy, cheese-filled bite. Let’s give thanks to the ancient Sicilians for this perfect snack. Arancini is inexpensive, easy to make, and ready to eat on the go.

 

Ingredients

Arborio Rice

Home-Made Mozzarella 

Spinach

 

Perhaps its time to get productive in the kitchen. We miss you and want you back in our kitchen but while you are shut-in bring our delicious dishes to your kitchen. Instead of focusing on the very long list of what you can’t do get in the kitchen and make yourself something to eat. 

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