11 Nov

Sweet Potato Pumpkin Soup

This Fall soup is perfectly cozy and creamy. It is fast becoming my absolute favorite. The delicate pumpkin and sweet potato flavors remind me of the Fall and I love the bright orange color! Ingredients: Approximately 1/2 cup Coconut Milk 1/4 cup Pecorino Cheese 1 Small Pumpkin (approximately 1 1/2 cups of pumpkin) 1-2 Sweet […]


26 Oct

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Ingredients: 2 cups All-purpose Flour 1 tablespoon Baking Powder 1 tablespoon Granulated Sugar 1 teaspoon Salt 6 tablespoons of COLD Butter 3/4 cup Buttermilk 3/4 cup Pureed Sweet Potato Pre-baking Instructions: Before you begin making your biscuits you will need to cook and puree your sweet potato. One large potato is plenty for this recipe. […]


9 Jul

Fried Zucchini Flowers

A delicious Italian appetizer! On one of my first visits to Italy an Italian friend ordered appetizers. One of the appetizers was something I did not recognize. They told me the name in Italian, but I had no idea what it meant….so I thought, “Why not?!” And I tried it. I fell in love instantly […]


27 Apr

Homemade Soft Pretzels

Let me just say….I love soft pretzels. Like I really truly love soft pretzels. I used to eat them as my lunch. Just one delicious soft pretzel. It is something I treat myself to when I get back to the US to visit- usually from Auntie Anne’s, who makes my absolute favorite pretzel. On the […]


20 Mar

Pasta al Forno

The best pasta dish Southern Italy has to offer! This is not a post for my Italian friends. The very ones who taught me how to make this AMAZING pasta dish! This is a post for those of you who would like to make an authentic southern Italian dish that is so good you will […]


20 Jan

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

It’s January. And it is COLD. This creamy cauliflower soup will warm you right up and satisfy even your picky eaters. If you have extra picky eaters (I have one) you can also use it as a “sauce” on pasta noodles. It is so creamy that it works perfectly and you pickiest eater will taste […]


17 Jan

Broccoli Pesto

My kids are not huge fans of broccoli. We once forced out son to at least try a bite of broccoli when we were dinner guests at someone’s house, he did. And the results were, well, let’s just say no one finished their dinner. Eew! So hopefully I haven’t ruined your appetite because this pasta […]


27 Dec

The Best Cozy Lentil Soup

This time of year we love a cozy bowl of soup. It warms you up on a chilly day and gives your body something nutritious after all the Holiday treats!! This is our absolute favorite soup. I hope you will LOVE it as much as we do. You will need a few delicious ingredients: Dried […]


23 Nov

Charcuterie Board

Snack boards are such a fun and colorful way to welcome your guests! They are an easy appetizer, but beautiful and full of color as well. It is really easy to put your own snack board together for holiday hosting. This is a savory board, but sweet snack boards are also very festive. This is […]


16 Nov

5 Minute Appetizers!

Yesterday I shared my favorite easy roll recipe, made with pizza dough. They make amazing pizza appetizers for birthday parties and gatherings. They are easy no mess finger food that take only a few minutes to prepare. Today I want to share these mini cornettini, or mini crossaints. These will take you even less time […]