Our Adventures of Food and Cooking in Italy

I have to apologize for being absence the last couples of weeks, I was in Italy enjoying the Italian life, wine and food with my handsome hubby. I’m just going to mention seasonal food, daily fresh markets for bread, meat, seafood and fruits and veggies, truffles, olive oil, wine, gelato and always real silverware, plates and…

THE DARING COOKS’ SEPTEMBER, 2013 CHALLENGE: POTATO GNOCCHI

Todd, who is The Daring Kitchen’s AWESOME webmaster and an amazing cook, is our September Daring Cooks’ host! Todd challenged us to make light and fluffy potato Gnocchi and encouraged us to flavor the lil pillows of goodness and go wild with a sauce to top them with! When the September Challenge for Potato Gnocchi…

Grilled Pasta Salad (No Mayo)

I can’t believe that summer is almost over and Labor Day is here already. I know everyone says that it seems like the year has flown by and it’s so cliché but this year really does seem like it went by fast. Probably because this is the first summer I’ve had outside in two years…

Grilled Veggie Lasagna

Well I’m back after a small sabbatical from the world of blogging and have plenty of yummy summer recipes to share with you. I was having trouble deciding what to share with you first and finally settled on sharing my recipe for Grilled Veggie Lasagna since it uses so many of the wonderful fresh summertime…

Springtime Pasta

The freshness of asparagus and green peas always speaks of spring to me.  Toss in some herbs and pasta, it’s even better. The dish I’m going to share today comes from MyRecipes.com, complete with my changes.  Their recipe for Creamy Spring Pasta was such a gorgeous looking dish I had to give it a try…