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

Baked Italian Bread Isn’t it amazing how the smell of homemade bread wafting through the air can transcend us back in time? A time when things were simple.  Flour + yeast + water = bread. Today, there are so many different grains available to us that so many people are making bread with barley, millet, Quinoa, you… 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

I live in New England, and when you are a NewEnglander, you have been exposed to really fresh seafood.  Seafood has always been a mainstay here in the Northeast and I guess that is why every so often, my body craves it.  One of my all time favorites is Shrimp Scampi over linguini.  I have made… Continue Reading


Chicken Prata

Chicken Prata for Four

Hello,  This is my first recipe posted on My Loving Oven.  Chicken Prata is my husbands’ favorite Italian dish and I have been making this particular dish for about 15 years now.  I love cooking Italian food, mainly because it incorporates some of my favorite flavors,  such as:  basil, tomatoes, and garlic. And, this Chicken… Continue Reading