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Authentic Marinara Sauce

Authentic Marinara Sauce

The secret to the best Marinara Sauce: do less! Marinara is the easiest, and most of simple sauces made with just a few ingredients. There is a time and place for sauces with lots and lots of ingredients, but that’s not now, not here! Authentic marinara sauce is made with just five ingredients: Olive oil, garlic, tomatoes, fresh basil, and Read More

Classic Italian Meatballs

Classic Italian Meatballs

Everybody needs a good recipe for Classic Italian Meatballs. This recipe is simple, easy and full of delicious, meaty flavor! Read through the post for tips on how to make the tastiest meatballs! Make a batch of these meatballs and simmer them in a simple sauce—instant dinner! You can choose to toss them with spaghetti for the Italian American classic, Read More

Italian Antipasto Platter

Antipasto Platter

There’s nothing I love more than a good antipasto platter! Antipasto means “before the meal” in Italian and can be any type of small meal, or appetizer, before the main dish. Typically, it ends up being a platter of cured meats, cheeses, and marinated vegetables. The fun thing about an antipasto platter is that it can be different every time! Read More

Penne all’Arrabbiata

Penne all'Arrabbiata

Penne all’Arrabbiata, which means “angry” in Italian, is a traditional dish from the Lazio region of Italy—Rome, more specifically. In this dish, penne is tossed with a spicy sauce and served with fresh parsley. So simple and so delicious! I like using a combination of fresh and dried peppers in this sauce for added flavor and kick! You can easily Read More

Baked Pasta with Meatballs

Baked Pasta with Meatballs

This post is sponsored by Carando® Italian Meatballs and Galbani® Ricotta and Mozzarella Cheese. The opinions and text are all my own. What’s more comforting than baked pasta? Baked pasta with meatballs! Cheesy, saucy pasta with meatballs, baked to bubbly perfection. It’s baked pasta season! This is the perfect recipe for when you’re craving some cozy comfort food, but don’t Read More

Leftover Turkey Taquitos

Leftover Turkey Taquitos

Got leftover Thanksgiving turkey? Of course you do! These Turkey Taquitos are one of my favorite ways to use up leftovers and they’re so easy to make! First of all, taquitos are just fun. I mean that’s just a pure fact. But also, they’re really really tasty. This version calls for leftover turkey (obviously) but you could make them with Read More

Fried Pumpkin Goat Cheese Balls

Fried Pumpkin Goat Cheese Balls

These Fried Goat Cheese Balls have a very special guest star: Pumpkin! These fall flavors come together perfectly for an easy and delicious bite sized appetizer. Perfect to serve from fall through the holidays! Pumpkin and goat cheese go perfectly together. The tangy goat cheese is balanced out by the creamy, slightly sweet flavor of the pumpkin. Add in some Read More

Spiced Zucchini Bread

Spiced Zucchini Bread

This zucchini bread is so flavorful and so easy to make! It’s perfect to make during the summer, when zucchini is in abundance, but you can definitely make it year round as well. If you grow your own zucchini, I can’t think of a better way to use it all up than to make this bread! Since there’s zucchini in Read More

Simple Pizza Sauce

Simple Pizza Sauce

The only pizza sauce you’ll ever need! This is how I make the sauce for 99% of the pizzas I make at home. It’s simple, flavorful and so easy to make! This sauce is similar to the sauce you would find on a Neapolitan style pizza. It’s made with just tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, salt and dried oregano. A true Read More

Elote Burgers

Elote burger

Say hello to your new favorite summertime burger! These Elote Burgers are bursting with fresh, summer flavors and juicy delicious beef. You’re definitely going to want to try these! This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BUBBA burger. All opinions are 100% mine. The best part about these burgers is how easy they are to make! The Read More