This easy Shaved Asparagus Salad is so simple to prepare! Raw shaved asparagus and salty pecorino Romano cheese tossed with a simple lemon vinaigrette and finished with a sprinkle of Italian flat leaf parsley. Gluten free, so delicious and perfect for spring! Last week was a big week here on the wee little island of Brigantine….
This recipe for Sweet Pea Gnocchi with Tarragon Pea Cream is elegant and beautiful to serve, not to mention it tastes amazing. It’s the perfect recipe to serve in spring. Over the past 7 years, gardening has become my number one most favorite hobby. I inherited my green thumb from my Momma, who also loved…
This recipe for Spiedini alla Siciliana or Sicilian Spiedini is an old family recipes that is great for parties and always a crowd pleaser! This is the recipe I made on the Today Show! I’ll never forget the first time I sat down at an Italian restaurant and saw “spiedini” written on the menu. My…
This recipe for Chocolate Hazelnut Panna Cotta is super easy to whip up and makes a delicious, elegant dessert! Velvety, intensely chocolatey and hiding a special surprise. This silky Italian dessert stole my heart while dining cliffside in the Cinque Terre.
This Meyer Lemon and Cardamom Tart showcases one of my favorite flavor pairings of all time: Meyer lemon and cardamom. This bright, citrusy tart is insanely delicious and perfect for spring. Just recently, Chaser told me that lemons are his favorite fruit. We’re talking all-time-favorite here. The absolutely no competition, hands down kind of favorite. It got…
Citrus! Sweet, Sweet (and sour) Citrus. Without your glowing jewel tones and bursts of vitamin C, how would we ever survive the harsh brutalities of winter? Just seeing citrus this time of year gets me feeling all bright eyed and bushy tailed. Look!
It just wouldn’t be Christmas time without cookies. Right?! Thanksgiving : Pie :: Christmas : Cookies! And that will be the last time I use an SAT problem format to reference food. Sorry about that guys.
Once upon a time in a little kitchen in New Jersey, a girl opened up a box to find the most beautiful, tiny, purple and white striped eggplants. Well, that girl was me. But you probably already guessed that part.
Can I let you all in on a little secret? I hate Halloween. Hate is a strong word, and I don’t use it very often. But I spent the majority of my childhood being absolutely terrified of Halloween. So much so that I would miss school for days on end, staying up all night physically […]