Creamy Pasta and Broccoli

Hmm, what to make for dinner? This was certainly a perplexing question the other day. I happened to have on hand a very large head of broccoli, a few cans of cannellini beans in the pantry, some curly pasta, and onions. But what to make with it? And then it hit me. I could use … Continue reading

Tomato & Cucumber Panzanella

Panzanella: it all starts with a loaf of bread. Could be French bread, or a nice baguette. I used a very yummy-looking (and tasting) fresh loaf of whole grain bread. Panzanella originates in Florence, and traditionally is made of stale bread that is soaked. This a delicious way to use up leftover bread loaves from … Continue reading

Herb Roasted Chicken

Sometimes it’s just easier to cook the whole darn bird. At least that’s what I figured would be easiest for our Easter dinner. [Yes, I know, this post is wildly late.] I’ve never roasted a whole chicken – or turkey! – before, and I figured it was high time to give it a try. Plus, … 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