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Contest Giveaway – The Pasta Box from Hamptons Lane + Gift Certificate

Yesterday I posted my review for the Hamptons Lane Pasta Box and I did mention that on top of the box I was sent to review, that I was...

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Lentil & Baby Kale Soup

Although it has been quite warm here in Florida the past few weeks, I have been craving a bowl of bean and vegetable soup. Soup is usually considered a...

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Review of The Pasta Box from Hamptons Lane

There is nothing I enjoy more than trying out new artisan kitchen gadgets or unique food items, so when Hamptons Lane contacted me to see if I would like...

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Spelt Blood Orange Snack Cake

I often bake for our farmhouse guests when we are in Umbria during our yearly six month stay, but I rarely bake much when we are stateside. My husband...

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Brussels Sprouts Pizza With Guanciale & Kalamata Olives

I seem to be on a Brussels sprouts kick recently, using them in pasta with salty guanciale, shredded in a salad with grated Pecorino cheese and walnuts, or as...

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Pizza Rustica

Food plays a very important part in Italian holiday celebrations, and Easter in particular has many famous recipes associated with it. Pizza Rustica, also called Easter Pie, Pizza Ripiena,...

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Crescia ~ Umbrian Easter Cheese Bread

Crescia is a traditional Umbrian bread loaded with cheese that is typically made every Easter although I have found this bread sold year round though in many bread shops...

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Italian Easter Recipes

Easter is a very important holiday in Italy, and like most Italian holidays it revolves around both the church and holiday food specialties. Easter in Italy is a Christian...

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Shredded Brussels Sprouts With Pecorino Cheese & Walnuts

I try and create a veggie salad every day to enjoy for lunch, or as a dinner side dish. There are so many vegetables that are delicious eaten raw...

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Pasta with Hearty Vegetable “Bolognese”

There is nothing as satisfying as a slow cooked meat sauce or ragu served on top of a plate of pasta. This sauce, often called Bolognese sauce, originated from...