Tag: italian

Roasted Tomato Caprese Dip
Appetizers

Roasted Tomato Caprese Dip

I made this appetizer for some friends last night and people went crazy over it.  It was gone before it even cooled!  The combination of gooey cheese and buttery pesto, sweet roasted tomatoes and a hint of garlic makes this dish a winner. This wonderful appetizer is as delicious as […]

Caprese Tomato Soup
Dinner, Lunch, Main, Soup

Caprese Tomato Soup

While looking for a way to spice up a basic tomato soup, I came across a recipe for Caprese Tomato Soup from the blog Yes, more please! (link).  What a genius idea – I love a caprese salad or sandwich.  I love the combination in pasta of tomato, mozzarella, spinach and balsamic vinegar… […]

Vodka Pasta with Italian Sausage and Peas
Dinner, Lunch, Main, Pasta

Vodka Pasta with Italian Sausage and Peas

On Sunday nights, everybody craves comfort food.  But after a long weekend, who really wants to take time to make dinner?  This pasta dish is the perfect solution to that problem!  It is super quick and insanely good, plus it won’t break the bank!  It’s based off of the classic […]

Roasted Spaghetti Squash Bowl
Dinner, Lunch, Main, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Roasted Spaghetti Squash Bowl

Squash is everywhere right now, and I literally mean everywhere!  Between pumpkins for Halloween, gourds to decorate for the fall and the bins full of them at the Farmer’s Market, they’re on overload.  The good news is that this mean you can get them for a great deal!  I picked […]

Zucchini Noodle Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes
Drinks, Lunch, Main, Vegetarian

Zucchini Noodle Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes

If I had to name the biggest fad in cooking from the last year, it would hands down be the spiralizer.  The options are endless… Everything can be spiralized and cooked or left raw, made into salads, sides or entrées.  Grocery stores are now selling pre-spiralized veggies for a quick […]

Eggplant and Ricotta Stacks
Main, Pasta, Vegetarian

Eggplant and Ricotta Stacks

Who doesn’t love Eggplant Parmesan?  Even people who always need meat with a meal can get behind it.  It has such bold flavor and a richness to it that is just downright satisfying.  What I don’t like is getting it at a restaurant and having a couple of pieces of […]