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Shredded Brussels Sprouts With Pecorino Cheese & Walnuts

I try and create a veggie salad every day to enjoy for lunch, or as a dinner side dish. There are so many vegetables that are delicious eaten raw...

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Pasta with Hearty Vegetable “Bolognese”

There is nothing as satisfying as a slow cooked meat sauce or ragu served on top of a plate of pasta. This sauce, often called Bolognese sauce, originated from...

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Orecchiette With Broccoli Rabe, Tomatoes, & Anchovy Breadcrumbs

If I ask my husband what pasta dish he would like for dinner, I can just about guarantee that he’ll ask for orecchiette with greens. This is a typical...

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Blood Orange Panna Cotta

I must confess that I am presently obsessed with blood oranges. The very first time I experienced blood oranges was during our eight-year stay in Milano where I discovered...

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Pasta With Brussels Sprouts & Guanciale

I buy Brussels sprouts at least once a week during the fall and winter, and this easy pasta dish has become a family favorite. Thinly sliced Brussels sprouts are...

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Fennel Salad With Blood Oranges

Every winter I look forward to the arrival of blood oranges in our local stores, and this year I found a great tasting variety at Trader Joe’s for a...

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Beet, Apple & Carrot Salad

I am presently buying beets, carrots, and apples on a weekly basis as I use them to make my raw veggie and fruit juices. As much as I love...

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Eggplant Rollups {Involtini di Melanzane}

Eggplant seems to be one of those vegetables that folks either like or dislike. I have friends and family members who tell me that they find the texture of...

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Kitchen Sink Minestrone

Everyone has their own idea of what can be considered comfort food, but when I am in need of some pampering, I head to the kitchen and put together...

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Puff Pastry Rolls With Kale, Ricotta, & Feta

Puff pastry is one ingredient I always have on hand in my freezer. You can do so much with it from appetizers to desserts, and it can turn simple...