Category: Pasta & Vegetarian

Sausage & Eggplant Linguine

Sausage & Eggplant Linguine

Sausage & Eggplant Linguine is a wonderfully different take on a chunky tomato sauce, mixed with vegetables, crumbled sausage, capers, and topped generously with cold ricotta cheese.   Hello! I’m so excited to share this recipe with you all because it has been one that […]

Sauteed Vegetable & Pesto Lasagna

Sauteed Vegetable & Pesto Lasagna

Sauteed Vegetable & Pesto Lasagna is a modern twist on the classic recipe with mushrooms, spinach, and homemade pesto. Making lasagna is therapeutic to me. When you do it right, it takes time. This is not a 25 minute dinner. It’s a labor of love. […]

Ziti with Sausage & Broccoli Rabe

Ziti with Sausage & Broccoli Rabe

Always comforting, but not always healthy, Ziti with Sausage & Broccoli Rabe in a garlic olive oil sauce with sharp parmesan gets a redo that’s quick and healthy to enjoy any time of the week. Sometimes, it’s just nice when you can rely on things […]

Braised Chickpeas & Spinach in Coconut Milk

Braised Chickpeas & Spinach in Coconut Milk

Happy New Year everyone! 2018! There’s nothing I love more than the feeling of a new start. It’s like a breath of fresh air. A chance to set good intentions set with a clean slate. My birthday is also in the first week of the […]

Stuffed Shells

Stuffed Shells

This recipe is one that I kind of pulled out of my head last minute. I brought these slow cooked stuffed shells to work for our annual Thanksgiving potluck this year. It kind of went like, “what’s an Italian pasta dish that everyone will like […]

Homemade NY Style Pizza

Homemade NY Style Pizza

Coming from New York, one of the things I miss the most is the pizza. It took some years to find places around the Washington, DC area to compare to the NY pizza we love from home – so in the meantime, I practiced and […]

Tomato Sauce

Tomato Sauce

So – you might be thinking, why a food blog? Well, I’ve thought about it for awhile now. No, I didn’t go to culinary school or become trained in any way. I still have a lot to learn and several skills to improve, but one […]

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