Category: Dinner

artichoke salad
Dinner, World Food

Turn Canned Artichoke Hearts into an Easy Sicilian Roasted Artichoke Salad

This easy artichoke salad is perfect for a main course vegetarian salad or served alongside grilled chicken or fish for the omnivores. You might want to accompany it with grilled polenta. When it comes to simple, wholesome, delicious food, the Italians rise to the top. This Sicilian-style artichoke salad calls for ready-to-use artichoke hearts. Don’t […]

sausage and mushroom pasta on a white plate
Dinner, World Food

Tagliatelle Pasta with Mushrooms and Sausage

This recipe comes from Cook Italy, where i had the opportunity to learn to make two different pasta dishes from Carmelita. This sausage and mushroom pasta served with freshly made tagliatelle was divine! Be sure to try this farfalle pasta with zucchini and ham, too. The tagliatelle pasta for this recipe was made fresh, right […]

polenta with ragu
Dinner, World Food

Creamy Polenta Recipe Served up Three Ways

This classic polenta recipe can be served straight out of the pot as a creamy polenta recipe, or used to make fried or grilled polenta. It would be excellent served with this hueveos rancheros recipe! What is polenta? Now, don’t be worried if you don’t know! I had never heard of polenta until I married […]

gnocchi in a bowl
Dinner, World Food

42+ Delicious Italian Recipes to Savor at Home

When you can’t get to Italy, bring the flavor of your favorite destination home with these tasty Italian recipes! From savory meals to indulgent desserts, you’ll find something here to make your taste buds swoon. Vino rosa optional. Heading to Italy? Check out 30 things to know before you go. Italian recipes for your table […]

slice of southern cornbread
Breakfast, Dinner

Delicious Southern-Style Cornbread Recipe

This rustic southern cornbread is cooked in a cast-iron skillet for a crispy crumb. It’s going to make your mouth so happy! You might want to serve it with this sweet potato black bean chili. What is a true southern cornbread? Ask a hundred people and you’ll get a hundred different answers as to what […]

easy adobo chicken on a rectangular white plate
Dinner, World Food

How to Make Adobo Chicken at Home in the Instant Pot

The unofficial “official” dish of the Philippines, meat stewed in an adobo sauce is tender and flavorful. This easy adobo chicken recipe uses chicken thighs and comes together quickly in an Instant Pot. Love your Instant Pot? Be sure to try these easy Thai peanut noodles! The lemon juice and vinegar give this dish a […]

sweet potato black bean chili in a earthenware bowl
Dinner

I Can’t Believe it’s Vegan Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

Looking for a hearty meal that will please both the carnivores and the vegans at the dinner table? Try this sweet potato black bean chili! It’s perfect for Meatless Monday! Love your Instant Pot? Be sure to try these Thai peanut noodles, too! Who wants to cook after a long day at work? Amirite?? I […]

farfalle pasta with zucchini and ham on a white plate
Dinner, World Food

Italian Farfalle Pasta (Bowtie Pasta) with Zucchini and Ham

This farfalle pasta topped with a light zucchini and ham “condimento” is a delicious recipe straight from Italy, courtesy of Carmelita at Cook Italy and is shared with permission. A half-day cooking class with Carmelita introduced us to the possibilities in Bologna. And by that I mean the fresh possibilities. Before we even began cooking, […]