This recipe for Panzerotti, or mini deep fried calzones, stems from my great grandmother's recipe. Like many Italian-Americans, she used to make them every year on Christmas Eve to accompany the feast of 7 fishes. Since she passed away, my grandmother, my sister, and I have continued to make a lot of the things she...
Miso Polenta with Sautéed Greens
This recipe for Miso Polenta with Sautéed Greens is one of the most flavorful recipes I've created for this site. It also happens to be a completely vegan/ dairy free polenta recipe. The recipe calls for two of my favorite umami-forward ingredients: grated garlic and miso paste. Plus, ginger, sautéed green vegetables, and an utterly...
Calabrian Chili Marinated Butter Beans
Calabrian Chili Marinated Butter Beans are just one way to use this delicious spicy Italian condiment in everyday cooking. They're so simple, but so delicious. Serve these spicy butter beans as part of a cheese and charcuterie board, atop a fish filet, or as a protein-filled salad topping. What are Calabrian Chili Marinated Butter Beans?...
Tuna Pasta Salad
It took sitting down and writing this recipe to realize that it's my THIRD pasta salad recipe on the blog... So, I'm an expert right? This Tuna Pasta Salad has all the delicious characteristics an awesome pasta salad should have. It's simple to throw together, incredibly flavorful, and loaded with goodies and texture. How to...
Cascatelli with Tomatoes and Corn
Cascatelli with Tomatoes and Corn is the umami explosion of a pasta salad everyone will love.
This Wasabi Pesto goes well on anything. I think it pairs especially well with seafood but the possibilities are endless.
Cascatelli with Peas and Ricotta Sauce
Cascatelli is the new pasta shape everyone is talking about! Here's one of many excellent ways to make it.
Grilled Nectarine Caprese Salad
This Grilled Nectarine Caprese Salad is so fresh and tasty. It may not be traditional, but its wildly delicious.
Ditalini Pasta Salad
This Ditalini Pasta Salad is speckled with green peas and fresh mozzarella for a texturally and visually perfect dish.
Italian Green Beans Recipe
A delicious Italian side salad that's a little nutty, a little acidic, and a little oniony. The perfect side for lightening up a hearty meal.