Ingredient: olive oil

Chicken and Broccoli Pasta in Artichoke and Asiago Cheese Sauce

Chicken and Broccoli Pasta in Artichoke and Asiago Cheese Sauce

  This dish was created out of necessity! I had a lot of a little bit. A little bit of broccoli, a little bit of peppers, a little bit of chicken breasts, a small bag of pasta…you get my point.  This is such a quick […]

Artichoke and Asiago Sauce/Dip

Artichoke and Asiago Sauce/Dip

  This is an amazing sauce that can be made in large batches and used in several different recipes, including my Chicken and Broccoli pasta. Quick to make in a pinch or to have on hand, either way this is a recipe you’ll be making often. If […]

Stuffing

Stuffing

  I like making my own stuffing. I started when I was 14 getting creative with food and oddly enough it was one of the first things I made on my own. I knew I liked the taste of the stuffing my aunt had bought […]

Fennel, Radicchio and Lemon salad

Fennel, Radicchio and Lemon salad

  When we went to Sicily we were introduced to the Sicilian lemon. There are several types of this wonderful juicy and versatile fruit that grows in Sicily. Where we were staying grew one type of lemon called Cedro (pronounced chedro) The inside fruit was […]

Cheese and Beef Spaghetti Squash

Cheese and Beef Spaghetti Squash

    I didn’t grow up eating spaghetti squash and only recently did I begin using them. I’m not a huge fan of the squash family, but I think it’s all about how you prepare them. I got two huge spaghetti squash from a local […]

Leek, Pancetta and Red Wine Risotto

Leek, Pancetta and Red Wine Risotto

I think a lot of people are intimidated by risotto. It’s true that you need to add the broth 1/4 cup at a time, but if you pour yourself a glass of vino and keep an eye on the pot in no time 30 minutes […]


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