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

Cauliflower Penne Puttanesca

This week I had a lonely head of cauliflower in the fridge and wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with it, until I saw a recipe for cauliflower puttanesca in Real Simple Magazine. The pasta looked absolutely delicious and healthy, so I thought I’d try my spin on it. In case you’ve ever wondered, … 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