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Paglia e Fieno with Crispy Shallots

Paglia e Fieno with Crispy Shallots

Palia e Fieno is a classic Italian dish that translates to “straw and hay”. The recipe gets its name from the two types of pasta used—egg fettuccine for the straw, and spinach fettuccine for the hay. Straw and hay pasta is usually served with prosciutto, sweet peas and sometimes mushrooms in a cream sauce. For my version, I topped it Read More

Double Cherry Chocolate Fudge

Double Cherry Chocolate Fudge

This Double Cherry Chocolate Fudge is so easy to make and packed with delicious flavor! The combination of rich chocolate with two types of cherries and crunchy walnuts is unbeatable! Top it all off with a bit of flaky sea salt to take it to the next level. I don’t have much of a sweet tooth, but when I want Read More

Baked Chili Nachos

chili nachos

These nachos are game day perfection! Not that I know much about these “games” you all watch on Sundays. Word on the street is that you guys eat food while watching them? Well, here’s some food. Some game day comfort food! I took a little shortcut here and I’m not even sorry. Sure, a big pot of from-scratch chili simmering Read More

Spaghetti with Guanciale and Brussels Sprouts

Spaghetti with Brussels Sprouts and Guanciale

This pasta is hearty and packed with flavor! If you’re on the fence about Brussels sprouts, this is the dish that’ll turn you into a fan! Who doesn’t love Brussels sprouts? Well, a lot of people actually. I am convinced that people who say they don’t like Brussels sprouts probably just haven’t had them in the right way. If you’re Read More

Classic Italian Sub

Italian Sub with giardiniera

I have some opinions about Italian subs. They’re not snobby opinions (I don’t think) but completely reasonable ones. Bear with me while I bestow upon you, my thoughts, feelings, and rules about the Italian sub. First of all, let’s just address the name real quick. While I call it a sub, you might call it a hoagie, hero, grinder, whatever. Read More

Whole30 Poke Bowls

Whole30 Poke Bowl

If you love sushi, you will love these Whole30 Poke Bowls! Fresh salmon and tuna over cauliflower rice with a delicious sauce and all the fixins—so perfect! These poke bowls will be your new favorite dinner, whether you’re doing Whole30 or not. These bowls have been a life saver during Whole30! I was worried I was going to end up Read More

Sheet Pan Greek Salmon and Potatoes

Greek Salmon and Potatoes

This Sheet Pan Greek Salmon and Potatoes is perfect for an easy weeknight dinner! This Greek salmon dinner is super flavorful and healthy. Plus, sheet pan dinners make for the easiest clean up! I had some beautiful wild Alaska sockeye salmon delivered to me from Fulton Fish Market that I thought would be perfect for this recipe. Fulton Fish Market Read More

The Best Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki in bowl

Okay, so it’s a little annoying of me to claim that this Tzatziki is “the best” BUT it really is the best! I don’t know if it’s the combination of the greek yogurt and the sour cream, or the addition of the fresh mint, but this Tzatziki sauce is always a hit and you need to make it like, yesterday. Read More

Aquavit Bloody Mary

Aquavit Bloody Mary

This Aquavit Bloody Mary is a fun switch up from your ordinary vodka Bloody Mary! Using aquavit in place of vodka gives this drink a delicious, herbal flavor. Laced with fresh dill and horseradish and topped with cocktail shrimp—what’s not to love? If you’ve never tried using aquavit in your Bloody Mary, you’re in for a real treat! Aquavit (sometimes Read More

Spicy Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

Spicy Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

This Spicy Shrimp Scampi is a fun (and spicy!) twist on the classic. The whole thing dish comes together in no time and couldn’t be easier to make. My favorite type of meal! Shrimp Scampi is basically a dish of shrimp cooked with butter, garlic, wine and lemon. It can be served with or without pasta and if you know Read More