Recipe: Utica Italian Greens

Utica Greens

My guess is that most of you probably don't know what "Utica Greens" are. The fact is, up until I went to college in Utica, I didn't know what they were either! This regional appetizer is a specialty that you'll only find in Central NY, so when I moved away, I needed to find a recipe to fulfill my craving! The typical Utica Greens are a sautéed mix of escarole,  cherry peppers, bread crumbs, prosciutto, parmesan cheese and then broiled to form a golden crust on top. This signature dish is ... [ Read More ]