Tag Archives: parmesan

Tuscan kale salad

It has been excruciatingly hot here in NYC, pushing 90 degrees with extreme humidity. This heat wave has made the idea of cooking nearly nauseating… but for the sake of the blog, I turned on the ol’ oven this weekend … Continue reading

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Asparagus pizza

Ahh asparagus, so delicious in so many ways. Roasted with parm, wrapped with prosciutto… the list goes on. But this week I was inspired to make this yummy asparagus pizza by an old smitten kitchen post — sometimes vegetables are … Continue reading

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Weekend Recipes: Homemade Ricotta, Ricotta Gnudi and Simple Tomato Sauce

The days are getting longer and warmer (Woohoo! at long last!), so why not take advantage of the last few wintery days and spend some quality time in your kitchen! And what better to make than an easy homemade pasta, … Continue reading

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Cacio e Pepe

Cheese and carbs are truly a match made in heaven. Add quick, easy, and Italian to the mix and boy do you have a winner! The classic Roman dish Cacio e Pepe, or pasta with cheese and pepper, is so … Continue reading

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Shaved Asparagus and New Potato Salad

Confession: I’ve been OBSESSED with asparagus this Spring.  Just recently I had gone two weeks straight having had the vegetable in some fashion everyday: on focaccia, sauteed with green beans and soy sauce, roasted with a runny egg on top.  … Continue reading

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Bruschetta Pasta

Who wants to spend hours slaving in a hot kitchen in the summer? Horrible. This fresh and delicious pasta recipe is one of my favorite go-to quick and easy summer meals. After a long journey home from a lovely wedding … Continue reading

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Ricotta and Pea Tortellini with Pancetta

** WARNING ** If you are on a diet, are thinking about going on a diet, or care at all about your physical appearance READ NO FURTHER. I always love a pasta dish with peas, pancetta, and a light (or … Continue reading

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