It’s that time of year when backyard veggie gardens are going crazy and spitting out tomatoes and cukes and zucchini left and right. Read More »
Now this is a meal that Nonna would approve of. I mean, not that I have a Nonna or anything. I’m not even Italian.
But if I did? She would totally approve. Because this delicious meal is comfort food to the max. Plus it’s easy. And it uses delicious, authentic Arrabbiata tomato sauce made with real cherry tomatoes, hot peppers, and olive oil. Read More »
Time for another delicious pasta dish. And some like it hot, some like it cold. This one is good either way. The first time I made this recently, I used store bought bow tie pasta and it was a big hit here at home. Then, I received a shipment of organic Italian pastas from ShopRite to sample, all from the Lombardy region of Italy. So I tried it out with a one pound bag of ShopRite’s radiatore pasta, and it was superb. Read More »
Last week I received a box from ShopRite with an assortment of their brand new Organic Pasta line … imported from Italy! These bags filled our cupboard and gave me oodles of ideas for things I could cook up to eat over the next couple weeks. Then I began preparing for Hurricane Irene. Read More »
Valentine’s Day might be the day of love, but sometimes life gets in the way of that. My holiday started at the bright and early hour of 5AM, when my alarm went off so I could go to the gym. It’s hard leaving my warm bed when it’s still dark, but some days that’s the only time I can fit in a workout. Read More »
I was given a challenge. Create a delicious Valentine’s Day meal for less than $25. I knew I could do this, but I also knew that I wanted something easy and quick. Since Valentine’s Day falls on a Monday this year it was important for me to come up with a quick, yet delicious, after work Valentine’s Day dinner. Read More »
Pesto time! This is one of my favorite pasta dishes, and each time I make a pesto, I like to try something a little bit different. A few months ago, last time I made a pesto dish, I was visiting my parents in Rochester and we made a spicy pesto with caramelized U12 scallops, which was delicious. Read More »