You know a recipe is a keeper when you start cooking it and people appear over your shoulder saying, “oh my God.” I don’t know why I haven’t posted this recipe before, but it would be a crime to keep it to myself any longer. It’s delicious, easy, fast and people will ask you for the recipe.
A fresh and simple pasta in a light tomato sauce with garlic, kalamata olives and cannellini beans. A true 20-minute meal made with pantry staples, and you can customize it based on what you have.
Flaky whitefish baked in a light tomato sauce with garlic and kalamata olives. Ridiculously easy, quick, healthy and you can use extra tomato sauce to make a side of pasta by the time the fish bakes.
Velvety, cheesy frittata packed with potatoes, tomatoes, scallions, greens and Italian sausage. Make it for brunch with friends, or refrigerate for breakfasts all week—and trust me, you’ll want to have this on repeat.
Sweet, soft pears and pine nuts complement a mix of buttery, nutty and bitter lettuces dressed in a simple balsamic vinaigrette. Summer isn’t over yet and I’m trying to squeeze out every last drop, but… fall has undeniably started creeping into my thoughts. Maybe it’s just from spending the majority of my life in school and teaching, but once August hits everything goes into overdrive, hurtling toward September like a defensive end on a pass rush…
Pasta in a creamy parmesan sauce, topped with roasted tomatoes, spicy sausage and nutty arugula. Simple enough to throw together tonight, flavorful enough to make again for company this weekend. I’ve had a whole lot to celebrate lately. Between the little girl we’re expecting in November and all the excitement that comes with planning, visits with loved ones, and a slew of weddings—including three of my bridesmaids…
This Italian bread salad boasts the best summer garden bounties and toasted bread cubes, all tossed in a tangy white wine vinaigrette. It’s big enough to bring to your block party—and keeps well enough to keep all to yourself. Is there any better feeling than walking out to the garden on a sunny day, picking a juicy cucumber, rinsing it off, and eating it right then and there like an apple?
This Blackberry Blood Orange Breakfast Cake is a summery twist on an Italian classic. Juicy blackberries and hints of tangy blood orange give this lightly sweet yogurt cake plenty of personality to accompany your morning coffee. I’m so excited about this recipe for so many reasons. In 2016, I traveled…
A rich, creamy pasta sauce with sweet onions, savory tomatoes, peppery seasonings and sharp parmesan. This sauce is versatile and easy to throw together with things you probably already have. Have you ever noticed how much colder it feels when it’s already been warm and the temperature dips back down?
A simple, delicious, rustic soup inspired by the flavors of Tuscany. This recipe makes enough to feed a crowd, but it’s incredible after the flavors mingle in the refrigerator overnight, so leftovers make this great for smaller families and individuals as well. Cannellini beans are one of my favorite foods. That’s probably kind of weird, but it’s true.