kalepancetta2

Braised Kale With Pancetta & Onion

This is one of my new favorite recipes for kale which we have been eating a lot of lately both for it’s rich earthy flavor as well as it’s...

blueberriecake1

Blueberry Lemon Coffee Cake

Blueberries and lemon are just such a wonderful flavor combination that every time I come across a recipe that uses both I know that I’ll want to try it....

tilapia1

Tilapia With Roasted Tomatoes, Capers & Olives

I am working very hard to eat healthy this year and one way I am doing this is to increase my intake of vegetables, to limit red meat, and...

done2

Dark Chocolate Chunk Almond Biscotti

I was thrilled to read that a little dark chocolate every day is actually good for you. I don’t eat a lot of chocolate on a day to day...

hazelnutbiscotti

Mocha Hazelnut Biscotti

As I reported before, as chief cook and bottle washer in my house, the job of keeping my husband’s biscotti jar full falls into my job description. Although he...

porknduja

Grilled Pork Chops With Nduja & Honey

Umbria is famous for it’s pork, and when we are in residence there, we do indeed seem to enjoy a fair number of pork dishes. This dish combines a...

risottoingredients

How To Make Almost No Stir Risotto

I am not ashamed to admit that I am a risotto snob, and never order risotto when we are dining out because it rarely meets up to my high...

nutellatartlets2

Nutella Almond Tartlets

I have made these tartlets in the past using jam or preserves as a filling but I decided to make them with Nutella for World Nutella Day this year....

done2

Ravioli Stuffed With Radicchio

Stuffed pasta lends itself to so many options it really is a dish you could make on a daily basis and never tire of it. When I am dining...

roundloaf

Ricotta Bread

Since we left Umbria last November, I have gotten out of the habit of making my own bread at home. I’m not sure why, but life is just different...