Pasta with Truffle Butter

Where do I even start with this one?  Well, you’re going to love it.  Now, I know that I say this with just about every recipe (actually every recipe) that I share with you, but I promise that I am only sharing the créme de la créme with you – and this one really tops […]

Spring Eats

Typically during the change of seasons, since I have the slightly compulsive desire to “Spring” clean (even when it is Fall or Winter), I find myself rifling through my recipe binder.  Yep, recipe binder.  Don’t we all have one?  No, not the one with the recipes that are tried and true, but a binder dedicated […]

The Best Truffle Pizza

A few weeks ago we visited one of our favorite Italian restaurants in San Diego, Cucina Urbana.  And to be honest, we pretty much knew in advance that we would order the same things that we always do.  But…to our surprise, the menu had changed a little bit.  It felt like it had been years […]

Panzanella di Fiorella

Remember when I got to call Tuscany home last Spring? (Sigh)  First of all, just saying that gives me serious urges to go back…but, the point is, while I was traveling and studying (and eating), I made a point to write down all of the recipes that I loved, or at least notate a guestimate […]

Marmellata di Susine

Inspired by my recent travels through Italy and David Lebovitz’s Mirabelle Jam, I decided to whip up a batch of homemade plum jam.  When the Mr. and I went apple picking a few weeks ago, we stumbled upon an Italian Plum tree, Susine plums to be exact (a variety that is grown in Montepulciano).  The […]

Homemade Applesauce

One of my favorite Fall flavors is applesauce, I love that it makes the whole house smell warm and inviting.  Over the years I have tried several different recipes, but they always had tons of sugar in them.  So I decided to try and make my own recipe.  With a bit of research I was […]