Wild Mushroom Risotto with Bacon and Leeks is exceptionally flavorful and delicious. Every bite introduces a combination of different flavors and textures. This Wild Mushroom Risotto with Bacon and Leeks is not your mother’s risotto. In fact it is pretty far away from traditional & boring. The combination of flavors and textures is really surprising. Earthy…
This Easy Shrimp Scampi Spaghetti dish turned out to be one of the easiest, fastest and the most delicious weeknight dinners. My family absolutely loved it. If you are short on time but crave real Italian pasta dish look no further. This Easy Shrimp Scampi Spaghetti recipe will not disappoint you. The dinner will be on…
The summer is almost over and back-to-school time is fast approaching. I know that may mean hectic mornings, stressing about providing nutritious and fulfilling meals for your family. I created this Antipasto Pasta Salad with Salami and Bologna to show you that if you have the right ingredients on hand and great recipe, the meal prep can be a breeze.
Penne Alla Vecchia Bettola – pasta recipe with Oven Roasted Tomato Sauce from the famous East Hampton’s restaurant: Nick and Toni’s, featured by Ina Garten on Food Network – Barefoot Contessa; with my little twist of using fresh tomatoes from my own garden.
Slow Cooker Eggplant Lasagna is a perfect meal that incorporates seasonal ingredients (like ripe eggplant and fresh basil), requires minimal preparation, and is prepared entirely in a slow cooker.
Parmesan Spinach Orzo can serve as a super quick and flavorful side dish, or a vegetarian entree. It contains only 4 ingredients and it’s ready in 15 minutes. This is a perfect recipe for a busy weeknight dinner.
Farfalle Pasta Salad Mediterranean Style is a great pasta salad with super fresh ingredients like cucumbers, tomatoes, onions and peppers. Kalamata Olives, marinated artichokes and feta cheese, combine to enhance those mediterranean flavors. Dressed with a red wine based vinaigrette, instead of mayo, makes for super light and refreshing spin on a classic.
Italian Antipasto Skewers are perfect little bites of traditional Italian appetizer on a stick. Delicious combination of cured meats, mozzarella balls, marinated artichoke hearts, cherry tomatoes and olives drizzled with the balsamic reduction makes for one awesome crowd pleaser.
Cacio e Pepe Zucchini Noodles recipe is a perfect combination of one of the most famous Italian pastas with a healthy spiralized vegetable. It requires no cooking and can be served as main or side dish.
Chicken Tomato Basil Rigatoni Recipe – super simple weeknight rigatoni pasta meal with chicken, smothered in delicious tomato basil sauce. Quick and easy, cooks in 30 minutes. I am always on a lookout for a good, simple recipe to use my leftovers chicken. Very often I would roast the whole bird on the weekend. Usually…