There are many times I get a dinner idea, and when I look in the pantry I don’t have the ingredients to pull it off. This dish is one that I made on a whim wanting to have risotto, but didn’t have any Aborio rice on hand. Believe I was pregnant with my oldest and … More My Faux Asparagus Risotto
This is one of my all time favorite pasta dishes. My type of comfort food, if you will. Which has also become both of my daughter’s favorite meal all year round. Pasta with Broccoli and Cauliflower (shown topped with toasted breadcrumbs) 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 large crowns of broccoli, washed and cut into a slightly … More Pasta with Broccoli and Cauliflower
Pork Loin Roast with Mushroom Gravy 1 lb pork roast For the marinade: 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oi 1 tbsp dried lavender 1 tbsp dried thyme 1 tbsp dried rosemary 2 cloves of garlic chopped roughly for flavor 1 tsp of each S&P For Gravy: 15 baby bella mushrooms, washed and cut in thirds … More Pork Loin Roast with Mushroom Gravy
Created this appetizer over the weekend. Hope you enjoy it! My Mom makes this Sicilian bread, very regional to where she grew up, with sausage, onions, and cheese. SO DELICIOUS. This bread is a real treat for me; has everything I love in food. It’s savory. Slightly sweet. It has a crunchy crust and cheese. … More Caramelized Onion and Sausage Appetizer
This party girl had a real wonderful weekend. Not only celebrating my birthday, but having friends over for the holidays today; most of this I will post about tomorrow. For now I got to get myself a drink and ready to watch Dexter! Missed it last week and want to catch up before tonight’s episode!! … More Delicious Appetizer: Polenta with Baby Bella Mushrooms *and a bonus salad dressing!