December 28, 2019 Editor

This butternut squash pasta recipe is hearty and flavorful, perfect for an easy meal with family and friends. Serve it with a green salad and a crusty loaf of French bread and people will be happy. One of the great things about Italian cuisine is that it uses what’s fresh….

November 27, 2019 Editor

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 or some homemade piadina (Italian flatbread). When it comes to simple, wholesome, delicious food, the Italians rise to the…

November 16, 2019 Editor

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 butternut squash pasta or farfalle pasta with zucchini and ham, too. The…

October 17, 2019 Editor

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…

September 26, 2019 Editor

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….

September 4, 2019 Editor

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…

August 12, 2019 Editor

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….