Cloudy with a Chance of Pasta

Pork Meatballs with Fresh Tomato Sauce & Herbed Ricotta

Pork Meatballs with Fresh Tomato Sauce & Herbed Ricotta: Why is it every time I hear someone say – “I hate it when it rains” – I think the complete opposite and my mind immediately races to a multitude of … Continue reading

Layer Cake


Bolognese Lasagna: Layering flavors is a term that is straight forward and equally mind boggling. Much like an author writing a compelling and emotional scene that excites, terrifies, and makes you feel content at the same time, there are similar … Continue reading

Under a Tuscan Sun

Spaghetti Parkantino with Pan Roasted Tomatoes

Spaghetti Parkantino with Pan Roasted Tomatoes: The heat wave finally broke, which was painfully long overdue, and has brought back the perfect days of summer where you can’t help but lounge and enjoy the warm sun. We had dinner with … Continue reading

Unusual Bedfellows

Sundried Tomato Chicken with Spinach Rice: Foodgawker is a magical wonderland of foodie inspiration. If nothing else, the simple scrolling through mountains of imaginative and well photographed dishes from all around the globe is a pleasure in itself, even if … Continue reading

Don’t Call Me Chicken

Panko Chicken with Tomato Pan Sauce: On the heels of an otherwise pleasant autumn day filled with moments of lethargy, I decided to start an afternoon fire, again, and welcome V home with a subtly romantic dinner. With a sense … Continue reading

Ragù You

Veal Sausage Ragù and Chicken Cannelloni: It goes without saying that ragù is in the top ten of most everyone’s comfort list. However, equally gratifying is the infinite variations that can be composed with the simple addition, or subtraction, of … Continue reading

Sword Play

Swordfish in Parchment with Salmon Cream Angel Hair Pasta: In an effort to not let go of summer, we opted for swordfish but with a few twists. Since the heavy rain dowsed the grill idea, we went for the parchment … Continue reading

Comfortably Pickled

Tomato Soup with Spicy Crab & Shrimp: The fruits from our laboriously disappointing garden this year yielded a miniscule selection of eggplant and cucumbers, and a variety of fresh tomatoes. However, V successfully made several batches of refrigerator pickled cucumbers, … Continue reading