Tag: Italian Inspired

Spicy Kale and Ricotta Pizza

Spicy Kale and Ricotta Pizza

Is there anything more satisfying that digging into a really good slice of pizza?  I can think of few things better.  Pizza is one of my favorite vehicles to use up leftover vegetables or cheese, so when I spied some remaining ricotta from last week’s […]

Garlic Scape and Ricotta Crostini

Garlic Scape and Ricotta Crostini

One of the best things about farmers’ markets is the variety of produce you can find compared to traditional grocery stores.  Going to a market is always my favorite way to experience a new city or place.  I love spotting heirloom varieties of already favorite […]

Swiss Chard and Goat Cheese Frittata

Swiss Chard and Goat Cheese Frittata

Italian frittata is just about as easy and versatile breakfast dish you could ask for.  It’s endlessly customizable, sustaining, and has none of the complexities of quiche or omelettes.  Once you add frittata to your breakfast repertoire, you’ll find yourself making it again and again. […]

Homemade Fettuccine

Homemade Fettuccine

Making pasta from scratch is one of those things that everyone should try at least once.  And speaking from experience, after you do it once you’ll be hooked.  This is obviously not something you’re going to do on a weeknight after a long day when […]

Spring Pea and Garden Herb Fettuccine

Spring Pea and Garden Herb Fettuccine

Late spring is my favorite time of year in the garden.  Everything is young and green, and excitement is so high to see how the plants progress.  It’s around this time I first start noticing the need to prune any herbs that are growing.  Pruning […]

Lemon & Garlic Roasted Broccolini

Lemon & Garlic Roasted Broccolini

Lemon and garlic.  Two ingredients that when used in combination will knock your taste buds straight to the middle of the Mediterranean.  I particularly think of Italy when it comes to lemons, and my fridge is never not without a few on hand.  The Amalfi […]

Strawberry Balsamic Bruschetta with Fresh Mozzarella

Strawberry Balsamic Bruschetta with Fresh Mozzarella

What to do when you got your hands on fresh mozzarella, and you want to make caprese salad but it’s not yet tomato season?  Yea, yea I know you can buy tomatoes year round at grocery stores.  But we’re talking about a dish with under […]


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