Vodka Sauce

If you’re looking to sneak in one last bite of deliciousness before you start the New Year diet, try this creamy tomato sauce over pasta. And if any of you are as clueless as my husband then yes it’s true, vodka sauce is really made with real vodka! No wonder why the stuff is so good! […]

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Italian Lemon Knot Cookies

Did you know the Christmas cookie tradition all started in the early 1900s when cookies were baked in different shapes and used for window decorations? My windows would have been filled with half eaten cookies; gingerbreads with no arms and stars with only 4 points! Ha. The Christmas cookie tradition I grew up knowing is […]

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Cucumber Salmon Bites

If you’re responsible for bringing an appetizer to your next holiday party, add these to your list! Erik and I have been in our home for exactly one year and last night we finally hosted our first get together. This was extremely fun for me, not only did I get to cook but I also […]

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Chicken Marsala

When wine is a main ingredient how can you not love the dish? I had plenty of mushrooms in the house so I tossed together an easy, old-school Italian dish, chicken Marsala. I served it over spaghetti and chased it down with a glass of wine… just in case there wasn’talready enough. 🙂 Ingredients: ½ […]

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Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

My heart was set on making stuffed shells, I bought all the ingredients and was ready to cook and then Erik shot me down. He reminded me of how terrible we’ve been eating and I couldn’t argue. So what’s the next best thing to pasta? A vegetable that tastes like pasta! And honestly it’s just […]

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