September 5, 2011
heirloom tomatoes variety

A sign of summer, heirloom tomatoes are easily on my list of favorite foods. Now, I'm more than...

September 4, 2011
stuffed peppers with Quinoa and Pine Nuts

Stuffed peppers are a classic, comforting dish. Bell peppers, filled with rice (or quinoa or...

September 2, 2011
fresh olives

Olives are easily on my list of Top 5 favorite foods - black, green, purple, marinated, in oil,...

September 2, 2011
caprese salad

Italians are experts at making easy and simple salads.  They use the best fresh ingredients...

August 27, 2011
limoncello

Limoncello is Italian liquor made from steeping lemons in a neutral spirit like vodka.  If you...

August 25, 2011
melon and proscuitto

Melon wrapped in proscuitto is a simple appetizer that is perfect for outdoor eating.  The...

August 25, 2011
panna cotta with fresh berries

A classic homemade Italian dessert! Literally "cooked cream" panna cotta is incredibly...

August 22, 2011
pasta all arrabbiata

Some say that Italian cuisine is the ultimate comfort food! You may be thinking, "But Italian...

August 22, 2011
mushroom risotto

Risotto, a Northern Italian rice dish, is one of my all-time favorite foods -- and now it's...

August 12, 2011
eggplant

Eggplant's are one of nature's prettiest vegetables.  These orbs range from white, to...

August 10, 2011
tomatoes

Sun dried tomatoes can cost a pretty penny in the grocery store; but, while tomatoes are cheap and...

August 7, 2011
bread

When you bake this bread, your home will fill with the rich aromas of yeast and herbs.  This...

August 6, 2011
eggplant

Happy Saturday Celiac peeps! With fresh eggplant cropping up at farmer's markets and grocery...

August 5, 2011
panzanella

Panzanella is a Florentine salad that is made with stale bread and vegetables, usually tomatoes....

August 4, 2011
Brick Cooked Chicken

(...or other heavy, heatproof object.) Naturally gluten free & dairy free, this classic dish is...

August 2, 2011
polenta with asiago cheese

Cooking can be a joyful way to nurture yourself, your family and your corn grits. Stir a little...

July 30, 2011
granita

Whether you refer to it as shaved ice or its Italian name, granita, this frozen treat is full of...

July 29, 2011
pizza

Friday night is synonymous with pizza for dinner.  It has always been a tradition in my family...

July 28, 2011
panna cotta

I bet you never thought this rich and creamy Italian dessert was perfect for entertaining on the...

July 26, 2011
Caprese Salad Towers

A great way to showcase those beautiful, garden fresh tomatoes is in a classic Italian Caprese...

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