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 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...

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...

June 1, 2016
pizza

Whether you are going gluten-free by choice or for health reasons, there are so many great recipes...

May 18, 2016

Tuscany inexplicably slows time and awakens your senses. Make it your home for a week and be...

April 15, 2016

What is your favorite food? For me, it's pizza. No matter how many foods I try, the most...

March 18, 2016
Fusilli with Lemon-Arugula Pesto and Peas

We love this delicious combination of roasted cauliflower and pasta tossed in a zesty arugula pesto...

March 16, 2016
Green lasagna

Looking for an alternative to the traditional meat and potatoes St. Patrick’s Day dinner?...

March 3, 2016

This St. Patrick's Day, show your love for all things green by creating stunning, handmade...

February 3, 2016
crudite

Crudite platters have been making a comeback in a big way.  Restaurants are serving up...

February 3, 2016

Londoner Rachel Roddy never planned on staying in Rome after her visit to the vibrant city in 2005...

October 23, 2015
Rustic Apple and Pear Crostata

Fall fruits baked within a flaky pastry is a good thing any chilly night of the week. We sometimes...

October 4, 2015
Veal Shank Ossobuco

Ossobuco, a Milanese dish of veal shanks braised in white wine, broth and vegetables, is one of the...

August 15, 2015
Pizza

A good pizza starts at the crust, one that has the right texture as well as flavor. But you don...

June 8, 2015

French bread caprese pizza is a quick and easy meal that celebrates the coming of summer. ...

April 20, 2015
Gnocchi alla Romana with Onion and Butter Tomato Sauce

Gnocchi alla Romana (Roman-style semolina dumplings) are disk-shaped dumplings made from a fine...

April 13, 2015
Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks with Pappardelle Pasta

This dish gets its inspiration from the classic Northern Italian dish called osso buco (or ossobuco...

January 30, 2015

A warm and hearty dish of creamy risotto is the perfect winter time comfort food. This scrumptious...

January 8, 2015
Polenta Pasticciata

Polenta pasticciata (pronounced pa-stee-chee-ah-ta) is one of those comforting dishes that can be...

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