Baby Potato Salad

We returned from Italy just before the Memorial Day holiday, and I was excited to have the family over for dinner to celebrate the holiday. My husband wanted to...

Gnocco Fritto

We recently spent five nights in Emilia Romagna including stays in Bologna, Modena, and Parma. Emilia Romagna is a region well known for its amazing stuffed pasta, and its...

Artichokes Au Gratin

Carciofi Gratinati ~ A baked version of artichokes topped with a cheese flavored crumb crust. A delicious side dish for any roasted or grilled meat dish. This artichoke recipe...

Artichoke & Sausage Pasta

Artichoke season is in full swing here in Umbria. I can’t say why exactly, but artichokes are one of my favorite vegetables. They require some effort in preparation and...

Ciambelle with Wine

These cookies are one of the favorite cookies my Mother-In-Law used to make. I truly love these cookies because they have a good chew, but still are tender, and...