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Valenti’s Ristorante boasts an authentic Italian vibe where the spirit of Italy really comes alive

When you walk into Valenti’s Ristorante, there is a nod to Italy everywhere. From the architectural columns framing the dining room and the photos of the Colosseum hanging on the wall, to the Limoncello in the martinis and the quintessential Italian Aperol Spritz. But nowhere is the Italian influence more evident than in the kitchen, where...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Cast Iron Spinach Artichoke Dip

I love summer because it means I get to experiment with cooking outdoors. This spinach artichoke dip can be baked in the oven or over an open flame. No matter which way you cook it, it will surely be a highlight of your next cookout. Cast Iron Spinach Artichoke Dip Prep time: 15 minutesCook time: 30-40 minutesMakes: 6-8...

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With a passion for providing the freshest dining experience possible, Osso is refining our culinary cravings

“We are not your typical restaurant for many reasons, but mainly because we didn’t start with the idea of opening a restaurant at all,” says head chef and co-owner Maggie Demko, of Osso, Hambden’s extraordinary pasture-to-plate restaurant. “We are passionate about the farm on which we’re located, the food that comes from it, and...

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Nothing can compare to Nothing Bundt Cakes

Growing up, Liz Rowan fondly remembers time spent with her mom baking butter spritz cookies, but nowadays she has traded her cookie sheet for a Bundt pan—actually 100-plus Bundt pans. As the owner of Nothing Bundt Cakes Strongsville, along with her husband, Rich, Liz oversees a team of bakers and frosters who meticulously create...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: All-American Potato Salad

Forget buying potato salad by the tub, this “gourmet-style” enhances traditional ingredients to take a standard side dish and transform it into the talk of the shindig. For step-by-step instructions with photos, click here. All American Potato Salad Prep time: 1 hour, plus 2 hours chill timeMakes: 6-8 servings...

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