Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs

I’ve been thinking lately about comfort food. Probably because it’s winter, it’s cold outside, and comfort food usually warms you body and soul. And apparently in 2012 comfort food is coming back into style at some of the top U.S. restaurants – who knew!? When I imagine comfort food, I generally picture baked mac n’ … Continue reading

Prosciutto and Spinach Frittata

Who doesn’t love a little “breakfast for dinner” every now and then? I happen to love me some eggs for breakfast, and a scrumptiously salty and rich frittata is a great way to enjoy eggs for dinner – plus it’s super easy to make, relatively low-calorie, and awesomely nutritious! Don’t these ingredients just look super … Continue reading

Lemon Dill Salmon and Roasted Asparagus

Over the last few years, I’ve read several articles that feature wild salmon as one of the healthiest foods you can eat. Well that’s just awesome, because it happens to be super yummy! We would have salmon at least once a week when I was younger, and since we lived in the Northwest, it was … Continue reading

Tagliatelle alla Bolognese

In Northern Italy, about half way between Venice and Florence, lies a red-roofed city called Bologna that is filled with quirky charm and absolutely spectacular food. Many people consider Bologna to be the culinary capital of Italy. This region is the birthplace of lasagna, mortadella, ragu, tortellini in brodo, and oh so much more! I … Continue reading

Greek Yogurt & Lemon Chicken

One of my favorite foods is Greek yogurt. It’s super thick and creamy, delicious, and quite good for you. And it rocks as a marinade for chicken! Somehow the proteins and the live cultures in yogurt magically act as tenderizing agents for the chicken, and produce a moist, flavorful, chicken breast that is just so … Continue reading