Giada's Family Dinners

B

Basil

Dressing, Grilled Chicken with, 115
-Mint Pesto, Rack of Lamb with, 93
Pesto, 55

Bean(s)
Cannellini, with Herbs and Prosciutto, 63
and Escarole Soup, 21
Garbanzo, Red Onion, Basil, and Mint, Orzo with, 59, 60
Green, Sautéed, with Tomatoes and Basil, 57
Pasta e Fagioli, 18, 19
and Radicchio, Sea Bass with, 80
Winter Minestrone, 20

Beef
Filet Mignon with Balsamic Syrup, 92
Flank Steak with Red Wine Sauce, 90, 91
Grilled Steak Sandwiches, 113
Italian Wedding Soup, 22–23, 23
and Lentil Soup, 16
Polpette and Spaghetti, 140
Pot Roast with Porcini Mushrooms (Stracotto), 174, 175
Rigatoni with Steak, 141
Beet, Roasted, and Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese and Avocado, 44, 45

Bellini Bar, 186, 187

Berries
Bellini Bar, 186, 187
Chocolate Ricotta Pudding with Strawberry Sauce, 224–25
Nectarine and Blueberry Crisp with Amaretti Cookie Topping, 228, 229
and Orange Segments with Balsamic Cream, 227
Raspberry-Almond Tart, 226
Raspberry Tiramisù, 232, 233

Beverages
Bellini Bar, 186, 187
Limoncello Spritzers, 188
Rosé Wine with Fresh Sage and Lemon, 189
Spicy Mocha, 231

Biscotti, Chocolate Anise, 218, 219
Blueberry and Nectarine Crisp with Amaretti Cookie Topping, 228, 229

Bread(s)
Garlic Toasts with Red Pepper Aïoli, 170
Pane alla Grillia (Grilled Bread), 107
Panettone, Pudding with Amaretto Sauce, 210–11, 211

Broccoli
Florets with Meyer Lemon Olive Oil, 50, 51
Rabe and Roasted Chicken, Fresh Fettuccine with, 136, 137
Vegetable Gratin, 178

Brownies, Espresso, 236
Burgers, Grilled Tuna, with Tapenade, 118–19
Butternut Squash Gratin with Pesto, 54
Butternut Squash Lasagna, 194–95