Remember cooking isn’t as much about being precise or exact in the ingredients you use as it is about experimenting
with flavors and learning what you like. And if you start with good quality, whole ingredients you’re halfway there.
My family mostly cooks by “eyeballing” ingredients. I’ve tried to convey those meals to you here in a recipe form.Read more.
Pomodori Ripieni di Riso (Tomatoes stuffed with rice!)
I have such fond childhood memories of my grandfather and my father making this dish every summer. Rice stuffed tomatoesRead more.
Seared Chicken Breasts alla Vodka Sauce
We were craving our Vodka sauce – which isn’t just for penne, folks! – and in our busy household, we’reRead more.
Baked Halibut & Ratatouille with a Tomato Herb Remoulade
This is a wonderful one-skillet recipe for a saucy summer dinner – served with rice or simple pasta and icyRead more.
Thai Influenced Tomato-Basil-Coconut Salmon
Often baked or broiled, salmon can get a little been there-done that. Sometimes salmon needs just a little extra, aRead more.
Spicy Beans and Shrimp in Arrabbiata Sauce
Butter beans, shrimp and briny salty anchovies swimming in a spicy Arrabbiata sauce is one of our many happy places!Read more.
Creamy Cheesy Cauliflower alla Vodka Casserole
This recipe is a delicious way to get healthy cauliflower into your kiddos’ mouths! And a wonderful low-carb option inRead more.
One-Skillet Braised Chicken with Tomato-Coconut Broth
We were inspired to try our spin on this one-skillet braised chicken dish from the moment we peeped our (salivating!)Read more.
Lentil Soup with Italian Sausage and Red Chard
This warm and hearty soup (stew) cuts right to the bone (in the best way!) on a cold winter’s nightRead more.