A chalet style mac and cheese made with Gruyere and Cheddar Cheeses. Variations of this recipe include adding sauteed onion, or broccoli. Also, for a meaty version toss in a few meatballs, or go minimal with just the mac and cheese. When making a skillet style mac and cheese you […]
Simple and quick pasta recipes that are also easy on the budget. Pasta is perfect for a quick weeknight meal or a romantic weekend dinner. Leftovers are perfect for a weekday brown bag lunch.
A Northern Italian style easy tortellini soup made with cheese tortellini, vegetable broth, tomato’s, and spinach. If you prefer a heartier soup try substitute a meat tortellini or a combination of cheese and meat tortellini’s for surprise in every bite. The V-8 juice in the recipe makes for deeper flavor […]
Fresh Tomato and Basil Pasta Salad is a perfect summertime light meal or side dish to bring to a backyard BBQ or potluck. The recipe serves four, but can be doubled to make a larger batch. I use a ton of garlic, I LOVE garlic. The grated Parmesan or Romano […]
One of the many pasta dishes I learned to cook in Italy, Cacio e Pepe or Cheese and Pepper pasta is a favorite. The simplicity of this recipe makes it a perfect last minute dinner. Keep the ingredients in your fridge and you’ll always have a quick meal at […]
Fresh Tomato and Basil Sauce is the first dish I learned to cook while living in Italy. The Italian recipes I share here are one’s from my many months living in Broni, Italy. About the Roma’s About the Roma’s- they must be ripe, if you slice them open and they […]
This easy Fettuccine Alfredo recipe is perfect weekdays or weekends alike. Turn a few simple ingredients into a heavenly dinner.
One of my favorite and healthy snack is freshly made easy Bruschetta (pronounced brew~sket~tah) recipe. we made this often in our little restaurant in Broni. This crowd pleaser is great for a potluck or a summer backyard gathering. The beauty of Bruschetta recipe is its tasty simplicity, just four ingredients […]