Light and Delicious Lemon-Pepper Fettuccini

Only a few short weeks of summer left and I am feeling the urge to make a delicious summer pasta. I can’t think of any better combination than lemon and pepper! These flavors are commonly used to spice up all kinds of meats and fish, so why not lemon-pepper fettuccini? This lemon-pepper fettuccini is light… Continue Reading


Caprese Panini

Elise’s Savory Caprese Panini

Panini anyone? How about one made with the deliciousness of Caprese salad? Something amazing happens when you put tomato, basil, and fresh mozzarella together. These simple ingredients when brought together, can bring our tastebuds on a wonderful journey to Italy. Have you ever been to Italy? I haven’t yet, but when I do, you can… Continue Reading


1 Delicious Breakfast: The Florentine Scramble

Why not get your morning off to a great start with this Florentine inspired breakfast? If you love spinach and feta together, you will love this delicious Florentine Scramble. Why I love this recipe: The Florentine Scramble recipe is great when entertaining guests for the weekend , serve it up with breakfast sausage or bacon… Continue Reading


best homemade Pizza dough

Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe

Who doesn’t love pizza?  So many varieties to choose from like Margherita, Hawaiian and even your basic pepperoni and cheese.  Pizza is one of those totally satisfying perfect foods.   It seems to appeal to all kinds of different appetites.  For the meat lovers, cover that pie with sausage, pepperoni, and ham.   Veggie lovers,… Continue Reading


Crusty Italian Bread in basket sprinkled with sesame seeds

Homemade Italian Bread

Isn’t it amazing how the smell of homemade Italian bread wafting through the air can transcend us back in time? A time when things were simple.  Flour + yeast +salt+ water = bread. Not to mention, can bring people out from the caves of Electronicville. They will stop their video games, put down the tablet… Continue Reading


Bruschetta

Bruschetta

Italian bruschetta is a wonderful thing, with flavors of fresh tomatoes, basil, and onion….it all comes together for an amazing taste sensation.  This time of year when the days are getting longer and warmer,  I like to cook with lots of fresh herbs.  It’s also the time when tomatoes are the freshest.  I find  Roma… Continue Reading


Homemade Hot Italian Sausage

So I decided to try my hand at making homemade hot Italian sausage. I found a recipe called Fr. Dom’s Pizza Sausage on www.breadmonk.com while looking for some new and flavorful bread recipes to try, and lo and behold I found sausage instead. Although the recipe was meant to make sausage patties, I decided to… Continue Reading


Best Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi over Linguini

Fresh seafood has always been a mainstay here in New England and one of my all time favorites seafood dishes to prepare is Shrimp Scampi over linguini.  I have made this recipe so often I feel like I could make it with my eyes closed.  Let me tell you what makes this recipe so good.… Continue Reading


Chicken Prata

Chicken Prata

Delicious Chicken Prata You will just love this recipe! Italian at it finest. This recipe was printed in the Providence Journal many years ago. Just one of the recipes my Dad saved and collected in the homemade cookbook made just for me! This just happens to be one of my family’s favorites. I hope you… Continue Reading