Italian

Italian Wedding Soup

August 2, 2011

This 30-while-30 recipe came out much better than the last one.  (What can I say, no one bats 1000 all the time!!) And, it is another favorite dish that for some reason I had never cooked until age 30!   Italian Wedding Soup has comfort food written all over it in my house, but usually we get it […]

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Rosemary and Olive Focaccia

April 25, 2011

Wow.  Do any flavors go together better than rosemary and olives?  If so, it’s gotta be pretty close, cause I’m pretty sure rosemary and olives were put on this earth to be eaten together.  Particularly in focaccia form.  I had never made focaccia before – so was definitely surprised at how fantastic this recipe came […]

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Tuscan Chicken Vegetable Soup

February 8, 2009

Since the New Year, I’ve been making an extra effort to create a thorough meal plan for the week. In doing this, I’ve also been taking more time to flip through cookbooks and search out new recipes. During my last pass, two recipes caught my eye: Ellie Krieger’s Tuscan Vegetable Soup (from The Food You […]

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Pasta e Fagioli

December 9, 2008

Sunday marked the first snowfall of the year. A cold, wintry day calls for a warm hearty dinner. I love this recipe for Pasta e Fagioli. Since this soup is best when simmered for about an hour, it’s perfectly suited for weekend evenings when one has time to hang out in the kitchen. Preparing the […]

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