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Lemon Basil Tagliatelle

I just read a great opinion piece in the NY Times about Blue Apron – the company that sends you your pre-measured meal in a box. It seems they just had their initial IPO and it was a bit underwhelming. I have to admit that I just don’t get the conc...

Spaghetti

We don’t seem to eat a lot of spaghetti, anymore. We both love it but Nonna no longer cares for long noodles. Our pasta dishes have become more rigatoni and penne – and less linguine and vermicelli. But, every now and again, the stars align and spa...

Pesto Chicken

It’s Victor’s first week of retirement – and we’re eating better than ever! ...

Friday Frittata

Victor is practicing for retirement. It’s three weeks away. We’re both psyched – a...

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

It’s so nice to be married to a man who can cook! When I spoke with Victor at lunch, today, he...

Gnocchi and Beets

For as long as I have known Victor, he has stated that he hates beets. Hates. Loathes. Despises. Doe...

Chicken and Dumplings

Victor decided to try his hand at a dish fairly foreign to his Italian heritage – Chicken and ...

Banana Cake

I had brought home some great bananas a while back but with everything else in the house to eat, the...

Chicken Soup For What Ails Ya…

Feed a cold, feed a fever, I always say… And on Day Three of the Cold From Hell, chicken soup ...

Stuffed Eggplant

That one little eggplant just keeps on giving. I pulled six more off the plant when we got back from...

The Philadelphia Story

We seem to be able to go months without leaving the house. Then, in a matter of days, we make up for...

Eggplant Rollatini

The eggplants are coming in fast and furious. Every day there are more flowers and more fruit. It&#...

Fettuccine on the Fourth

While the rest of the country is out grilling and cooking hot dogs, we had homemade fettuccine and h...

Malloreddus and Meatballs

A gloriously-sunny day and homemade pasta for dinner. Who could ask for anything more?!? The day sta...

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

It’s so nice to be married to a man who knows how to cook! I took a pork tenderloin out of the...