• Citrus Caprese Salad

    February 12, 2019

    Simple yet perfect, caprese salads are one of my favorite dishes. I make them all the time during summer with ripened tomatoes and burrata. Now that we’re in winter, citrus fruits are at their peak season. So I decided to switch it up and add some oranges to the salad. You can add any kind…

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  • Roasted Asparagus

    February 12, 2019

    Roasted asparagus is my favorite side veggie. I probably make it more than any other veggie. I serve it as a side with steak, chicken, fish or pasta. Asparagus goes well with everything and it is so good for you. This is the easiest way to prepare asparagus and it’s honestly the best! Serves 4…

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  • Sausage and Apple Stuffing

    November 4, 2018

    I’ve had plenty of different kinds of stuffing over the years and found that my favorites always included sausage and apples. That was my inspiration for this recipe. I was going to use sourdough bread but the market was out of it so I decided to go with ciabatta and I’m glad I did. I…

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  • Creamed Spinach

    November 4, 2018

    When most people think of Thanksgiving side dishes, they usually don’t think of creamed spinach. But they should! This is one of my favorite side dishes. I love making creamed spinach for a steak dinner with my husband. I started making this for Thanksgiving a couple years ago and loved the combination of the creamed…

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  • Grandpa’s Sweet Potatoes

    November 4, 2018

    My Grandpa made these sweet potatoes for Thanksgiving every single year until he passed away at age 90. They are simple, super sweet and famous at our Family Thanksgiving. No matter how many sweet potatoes he made, there were never leftovers because they were SO delicious people couldn’t get enough. This recipe is basically just…

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  • Cranberry Sauce

    November 1, 2018

    There is serious debate over which is the best Thanksgiving condiment: cranberry sauce or gravy. I’m a sweets person through and through so naturally I prefer cranberry sauce. I love the combination or savory turkey and sweet cranberry sauce. Growing up, my Nonna always made her own cranberry sauce. Years ago when I asked her…

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  • Peach and Burrata Salad

    September 3, 2018

    Peaches are sweetest and most delicious during summer! So, I take full advantage and use them in as many dishes as possible. Peaches are so versatile. Not only do I use them in salads, but they’re also amazing in appetizers, entrées AND desserts! I love to start off a dinner party with a peach tart (see…

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  • Grilled Summer Veggies

    August 30, 2018

    Labor Day Weekend is always filled with lots of grilling and BBQs! Though I love grilled corn (find my Grilled Corn Salad recipe here), and it is probably the most popular veggie to grill, there are so many other amazing options! Grilling veggies really enhances the flavor, plus it’s fast and effortless. Cutting the veggies takes…

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  • Corn and Avocado Salad

    July 30, 2018

    Corn is the perfect side dish for your backyard BBQ! It’s especially sweet during the summer months. I love corn topped with just a bit of butter and sea salt; or covered in spicy mayo, cilantro and cotija cheese. But I REALLY love it in this Corn and Avocado Salad. It pairs perfectly with Teriyaki…

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  • Creamy Potato Salad

    June 21, 2018

    I have a huge collection of cookbooks, but Chrissy Teigen’s “Cravings” (see below) is in my top 3. This is her potato salad recipe and it’s literally the best I’ve ever had. Potato salads are so perfect for summer. This is a great dish to bring to a BBQ or serve at a picnic. It’s…

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