November 7, 2016
Rigatoni with Kale, Pecorino Cheese, and Pine Nuts
Many years ago, while I was a student in Italy, a good friend would come to our apartment a night...
October 16, 2016
Orzo, that tiny little rice-shaped pasta, is a big hit with kids. I love to throw it into...
October 14, 2016
We’ve all been tempted by (and caved in over!) the ubiquitous fettuccine al fredo dish at...
October 13, 2016
Baked Ziti with Garlic Shrimp and Broccoli
  We love a good pasta al forno (oven-baked pasta) loaded up with meat, garlic, tomato sauce...
October 4, 2016
As gluten-free diets become more mainstream, foodies have found innovative ways to incorporate...
September 22, 2016
Today is officially the first day of fall which means its also officially "pumpkin everything...
September 21, 2016
spaghetti
I am in a savory pie making mood these days.  First beef tamale pie and now this fall...
September 13, 2016
The first signs of fall are appearing - Starbucks is now serving their signature pumpkin spice...
August 31, 2016
Prosciutto Pizza with Arugula Walnut Pesto
Pizza is an easy dinner and both a great way to use up those leftover tidbits in the fridge and get...
August 25, 2016
  Blueberry clafoutis is a very persuasive reason to turn on the oven, even at the height of...
August 24, 2016
Tomato week is in full swing celebrating all the deliciousness that this vegetable (that's...
July 19, 2016
Lamb is one of the most common meats found around the World. From koftas and tagines, to curries...
July 11, 2016
I don’t speak French, so when the kind lady at Avignon’s Les Halles market handed me a...
June 17, 2016
Homemade Harissa Paste
Harissa paste is so easy and inexpensive to make I never buy it in jars. What I love about making...
June 1, 2016
pizza
Whether you are going gluten-free by choice or for health reasons, there are so many great recipes...
May 28, 2016
Eating a plant-based diet doesn't mean skimping on flavor or not feeling satisfied and...
May 24, 2016
Garlic confit is a simple condiment that will add exceptional flavor to just about any meal.  ...
May 18, 2016
Tuscany inexplicably slows time and awakens your senses. Make it your home for a week and be...
May 13, 2016
We have been on a rainbow food kick lately.  If you stopped by the site yesterday, you would...
May 9, 2016
burrata
Caprese salad, the Italian dish that layers fresh mozzarella with tomatoes and basil, is the...

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