Pasta Cacio e Pepe Cacio e pepe pasta is one of the most-loved Roman recipes, along with carbonara, amatriciana pasta, and pasta alla gricia. The tradition of this dish comes from afar, and though its preparation requires only three ingredients, this does not make it easy to make a plateRead More →

Italian Style Gazpacho End of summer tomatoes are often the best. I love nothing more than heading out to my garden each morning and picking ripe, sun-kissed tomatoes still warm off of the vines. We have been harvesting a large bowl full of ripe tomatoes from our small vegetable gardenRead More →

Easy Double Cheese Mozzarella Balls These Easy Mozzarella Balls, come together in no time, baked or fried they make the perfect appetizer. Whether it’s game day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years or just because. So good you won’t be able to stop at just one! I first tried these quite aRead More →

Puff Pastry Apple Pie This Puff Pastry Apple Pie is a delicious take on the Classic Apple Pie. Made with puff pastry, apples and a brown sugar mixture. Serve it warm with a scoop of ice cream!  Discovering I had a roll of puff pastry in the fridge and aRead More →

Top Tastes of 2018 A recap of some of my favorite tastes and experiments in 2018. Check out my last taste recaps in 2016 and 2014. Top Mind-blowing and changing taste: Vegan Sushi One of the biggest surprises I had was some incredible vegan sushi. I’m familiar with vegan cuisine and theRead More →