We’ve added sautéed mushrooms to the classic — and very simple — spaghetti with garlic and oil, but the dish can still be made in no time at all. Regular white mushrooms are excellent here; portobellos or wild mushrooms would be great,
Italian Fries Recipe -- "Who needs French fries when you've got Italian fries? A twist on a recipe created by Lucinda's Italian relatives, these oven-baked fries are tossed in olive oil, grated cheese, and a medley of dried herbs. Sprinkle them with salt and pepper while they're still hot, and serve immediately." From the book "Mad Hungry," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).