buttercookies

Butter Cookies

These are tender, flavorful cookies that can be eaten as is, or decorated as you choose. As the holidays approach, you’ll want to make a couple of batches cut...

clamstomatoes

Sautéed Clams In Tomato Sauce

My favorite way to cook fresh seafood is to cook it simply with just a few ingredients. These clams are delicious, and combined with a loaf of crusty bread...

shrimpscampi

Shrimp Scampi

Almost every Italian restaurant menu in North America features shrimp scampi, but unfortunately some versions are much better than others. Although the name sounds Italian, it really doesn’t make...

potato

Potato Pizza

There are so many versions of this tasty, simple rustic pizza that can be found all across Italy, and it is considered a great example of peasant food since...

eggplant

Grilled Eggplant And Tomato Salad

Grilling any vegetable seems to really enhace it’s flavor, and in this recipe the eggplant is no exception. This recipe is a great side dish, light lunch salad, or...

mushroommedley

Roasted Mushroom Medley

Roasting any vegetable caramelizes them which brings out the full flavor. I like to mix a combination of mushrooms together, such as portabella, shitake and oyster mushrooms. You can mix...

roastsalmon

Slow Roasted Salmon With Caramelized Tomatoes

Salmon is great cooked in this method and always comes out moist. In this recipe, I placed the salmon on a bed of tender crisp julienned fennel and red...

apricottart

Fresh Apricot Tart

This is one of those simple desserts that taste delicious and looks like you put a lot of effort into it despite the fact it takes only minutes to...

beefravioli

Beef Ravioli In Rich Beef Broth

I had a dish very similar to this one at a Michelin star restaurant in Spello and although it was quite simple, it was delicious and I was inspired...

aquapazza

Acqua Pazza

Cooking fish in Acqua Pazza, or “crazy water” is a great way to ensure you end up with a moist, tasty dish. This recipe was created after our recent trip...