This easy recipe for Clams with Chorizo, Grilled Corn + Cilantro makes the best summer appetizer or dinner! Tender steamed clams tossed with spicy Spanish chorizo, sweet grilled corn, and fresh cilantro. We love clams in this house. Like, lurrvvveeee clams. They remind me of my dad – who worked as a clammer in his…
Meat + Seafood
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 two ingredient recipe for bacon candy could not be easier! This sweet and salty candied bacon is amazing for breakfast or as a snack with cocktails. Yes! Those two words exist together. And, yes! It is every bit as delicious as it sounds. Never tried candied bacon before? We’re going to have to change that….
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…
Man, things are busy around here. Are they busy over there too? I bet they are. So we’ll keep this short and sweet today. Actually, not sweet. This one is savory. Very savory.
HEY! IT’S FALL. Have you heard? If you haven’t, then it’s safe to assume you’ve been living under a rock. It always happens like this. I wake up one day, and summer is gone. Like, totally, completely gone. A distant memory. Almost as if it never existed in the first place.
In case you aren’t already in the know, my fierce farm-to-table friend and fellow Food Network Star Emma Frisch writes a fabulous food blog called Frisch Kitchen. Emma’s blog focuses on what she calls “food with roots,” and recently she started a brilliant campaign called #5days5ways, where she highlights one ingredient over 5 days and shows 5 unique ways to use it. Last […]
Or maybe I should say, “lawbstah rolls.” That’s how my grandfather would have said it. My Pop-Pop Genovese, along with several of his brothers, and my uncle Mark all made their living as commercial fisherman. My maternal great grandparents emigrated from Sicily in the early 1900’s to Gloucester, Massachusetts, a fishing village made famous by […]
I’ve been doing a lot of overindulging lately. It seems that every other day there is a new reason to celebrate: Anniversaries! Birthdays! End of summer! Engagements! Weddings! Babies! Girls night! Double date night! Family visiting! Friends in Town! …Tomatoes! I see nothing wrong with enjoying the finer things in life, but sometimes when I’ve […]