Posts Tagged "dinner"

Bucatini all’Amatriciana

Bucatini all’Amatriciana is one of my all time favorite pasta dishes. I visited Italy with my family when I was 19, and one of my favorite memories from the trip was the most perfect bowl of Bucatini all’Amatriciana I ate in Rome. Perfectly al dente pasta, chunky tomato sauce loaded with crispy, salty pork and tons of cheese—you can’t go Read More

Casarecce with Shrimp and My Lunch with Barilla

Thank you, Barilla®, for this unforgettable experience and for sponsoring this post. Thoughts, photos and recipe are my own. There have been moments in my blogging career when I’ve looked around me, taken note of what I’m doing, who I’m with and what I’m eating and thought, “This is REALLY cool.”  This week, I had a BIG one of those Read More

Chocolate Affogato with Walnuts

If you know me, you know I don’t have much of a sweet tooth but, that does not mean I don’t love dessert! Confused? What I mean is, I don’t like anything tooooo sweet. When I order dessert, I always go for dark chocolate, coffee, rich and bitter flavors. So when creating this recipe with Turkey Hill Dairy, I thought Read More

Anchovy Carbonara

Carbonara purists will hate me for this one but, it’s really hard for me to care when the pasta is this delicious! This is the type of recipe that I don’t make very often but when I do, I get super excited for it. It’s rich and indulgent, and the best part? It’s really easy to make. Traditional carbonara consists Read More

Ultimate Linguine with Clams

This is HANDS DOWN my favorite dish. Literally, if I were on death row and I had to choose my last meal, this would definitely be it. I would want it to be this specific recipe though, because this is the ultimate recipe for linguine with clams. I don’t actually plan on being on death row ever in my life Read More

How to Make Juicy Chicken Breasts: The Casual Brine

I used to hate cooking chicken breasts. It seemed impossible to have them turn out anything but dry without marinating them for a long time. So, what about when dinner is supposed to be on the table and I forgot to marinate the chicken? Enter, the casual brine. I call it the casual brine because it only takes 20 minutes Read More

Fried Bologna Sliders with Pickle Dijonnaise

Let me be clear- these are indulgent af. This is not one of those recipes that you put into the weekly rotation. No. You make these for a special occasion (say, the Super Bowl) and you enjoy every bite of these warm, salty, melty, saucy, delicious sliders and then you have a salad the next day. I know what some Read More

Spicy Fish Sandwiches with Citrus Poppy Slaw

Making this recipe is basically a nightmare for me. It won’t be for you though! Okay, so maybe I’m being just a tad dramatic BUT I really, really, really, REALLY hate the smell of orange peels and guess what’s in the slaw? Orange zest. Ahhhh orange peels. The bane of my existence. Seems like maybe I’m being dramatic again, huh? Read More

Linguine with Pickled Peppers and Crab

Listen, I am a total psycho for not having put pickled peppers in pasta my whole life. I feel like I really blew it on that one. If you need me I’ll be making up for lost time by eating loads and loads of this pasta. Please only interrupt if neccessary. But seriously, pickled peppers are a perfect addition to Read More

Ma! The Meatloaf!

For any people that are confused about the title of this post, you may be excused to go watch Wedding Crashers right now. For the rest of you, let’s make some meatloaf! I’m psyched. I’m sure some of you are thinking, “meatloaf?! Really?” BUT, I will have you know that this meatloaf is not like other meatloaf, It’s a cool Read More