Limoncello w/Myer lemons

Apr 19, 2014 by

So, a very good friend has an abundance of Myer lemons at his home.  He offers to bring a bag for me, I accept.  immediately thinking...

read more

The Slow Food Manifesto

Mar 3, 2014 by

  Slow Food Manifesto   Born and nurtured under the sign of Industrialization, this century first invented the machine and...

read more

Antica Macelleria Cecchini

Aug 13, 2013 by

This summer, on a much-needed vacation in Italy, the family and I drove to one of the most famous restaurants in Tuscany.  Antica...

read more

Crostata Di Ricotta

Jan 21, 2013 by

I consider Crostata Di Ricotta as the Italian version of cheesecake.  This is a very light and airy dessert that is fairly simple to...

read more

Frittata – Dinner, Break...

Nov 15, 2012 by

So, I’m hungry, it’s a little late and I don’t want junk food.  I feel good about myself, having had a great...

read more

Stuffed Fried Zucchini Blossom...

Nov 13, 2012 by

Fried Zucchini Blossoms are one of my all time favorite things to eat.  I do not make them all the time because it’s hard to...

read more

Tomato Bread Pudding

Sep 8, 2012 by

Many times, we tend to make the same dishes over and over again.  I am striving to make less common dishes.  I came across this...

read more

Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

Jul 12, 2012 by

Pancakes are the quintessential breakfast “comfort” food, and these Blueberry Buttermilk pancakes are a definite crowd...

read more


May 27, 2012 by

With summer around the corner, Gazpacho, a cool tomato soup, is a fast, easy and refreshing dish to prepare and keep in the fridge. ...

read more

Brazilian Cheese Bread (Pao de...

Apr 19, 2012 by

Pao de Queijo is a gluten free cheese bread that’s commonly found in Brazil.  Once you try these delicious cheese breads, I...

read more

Easy Peasy Chocolate Souffle

Mar 11, 2012 by

I love chocolate!  When I think of dessert, 9 out of 10 times, its chocolate related.  For some reason, I had in my mind that...

read more


Feb 20, 2012 by

“Porchetta” or “Little Pig”, is one of my favorite pork roasts.  Historically, a Roman dish, it hails from...

read more

Lasagne Bolognese

Jan 27, 2012 by

As promised (although a few weeks late, a function of life, kids, the holidays, you know, the usual), the recipe for Lasagne...

read more

Bechamel Sauce

Jan 10, 2012 by

Béchamel Sauce is a white sauce made with butter, milk, flour, nutmeg, salt and pepper.  This simple sauce is the base for many...

read more

Bolognese Ragu

Oct 31, 2011 by

Bolognese is a classic ragu that originates from Bologna.  This is my “go-to” meat sauce.  It is probably the most...

read more

Figs in a Port Reduction Sauce

Sep 27, 2011 by

Fig season is here,  but it won’t last long.  Take advantage of the beautiful figs available right now through fall.  This...

read more
Page 1 of 512345