Fire roasted tomato and Lemon Shrimp with Pappardelle.

What a super “hot” and humid week we’re having here in the Northeast. This dish just totally brings out the New England girl in me. I love Shrimp any time of year but, especially during the summer months. This was a super easy dish I created and has tons and tons of flavors that work…

Creamy Springtime Risotto Primavera. 

Hey guys, it’s been a while since I’ve posted some of my recipes but, with working and all other of life’s hassles it’s been somewhat of a challenge.. Anyway,  I am SUPER excited to bring you this wonderful “Springtime” dish that is as pretty to look at as it is delicious to eat.  Risotto is…

Spaghetti with Basil tequila tomato sauce. 

      Tequila you may ask? Yes, that’s what I absolutely said. Came up with this recipe by accident while running out of vodka to make a traditional “vodka” cream sauce. Although there is no cream involved in the making of this recipe it is sure to please and not to mention figure friendly.  This…

Greek olive and tomato tapenade spinach pasta.

      I’m a salty girl. I would rather dive into a huge box of cheez-it’s than indulge in a giant piece of chocolate cake. So this recipe that I had happened to come up with on my long ride home from work today was right up my alley. My first time having olive tapanade…

Tomato and Ricotta Gemelli with ground veal. 

   One of the things I was made to eat as a small child was veal. I never really knew what it really was until I had gotten older and kind of figured it out on my own. I wasn’t too keen on veal when I was a kid but, now that I have gotten…

Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo lasagna . 

     Well, I’m finally back after a little “Hiatis” !! Sorry it’s taken me forever to update my little blog but, due to work commitments as well as other priorities going on, it’s been a tad bit difficult to get a little bit of time to get my booty back to blogging. I have tons…

Creamed crab and mascarpone pappardelle with pancetta and peas 

     This was a HUGE hit when I made this recipe yesterday. I had made something similar last year with adding crab and cream cheese and stuffing them inside some manicotti( recipe is also up) Such a great and super quick and easy recipe.  1 can minced crab meat drained 6 oz Mascarpone cheese 1/2…

Eggplant Caponata with Sausage and Pappardelle. 

 What can I say!! This is just one of those super hearty Italian dishes that will not only leave your tummy completley full but, oh SO satisfied. If you enjoy a pasta dish that not only looks beautiful but, tastes absolutely AMAZING than this is the DISH for YOU!! 1 lb Pappardelle 1 lb…

Spicy Eggplant Caponata 

Easy recipe with just a little kick of some heat. Takes a traditional Sicilian Caponata and kicks it up a notch.  4 tablespoons olive oil 1 whole eggplant peeled and cubed 1 med onion diced 3 cloves garlic sliced of grated  1 1/2 cup green olives  3 celery stalks chopped small 4 fresh tomatoes chopped…