Posts Tagged "Pasta"

Pasta alla Gricia

Pasta alla Gricia

Guanciale, pecorino, pepper, pasta. These are the ingredients for one of Rome’s cornerstone pastas, Pasta alla Gricia. If you haven’t tried Pasta alla Gricia yet, get ready to fall in love! There may only be a few ingredients, but they come together to make pasta magic! Pasta alla Gricia comes from the Lazio region of Italy where Rome is. Rome Read More

Spaghetti with Saffron Roasted Tomatoes and Shrimp

Spaghetti with Saffron Roasted Tomatoes

Seafood and pasta are my two biggest food loves so it’s no wonder that I’m totally obsessed with seafood pastas. This Spaghetti with Saffron Roasted Tomatoes and Shrimp has quickly become one of my favorites! The addition of saffron to this otherwise simple dish makes it feel fancy and indulgent while only taking about 30 minutes to make. Win win! Read More

Cajun Pasta Salad

Cajun Pasta Salad

This recipe is a new favorite of mine! I wanted to play around with Cajun flavors, and because I love pasta so much, I decided to make a Cajun pasta salad. With green peppers and onions, smoky andouille sausage, shrimp, and a zesty dressing—this recipe is packed with flavor! Since this pasta salad can be served hot, at room temperature, Read More

Bucatini with Anchovy Tomato Sauce and Pecorino Breadcrumbs

Bucatini with Anchovy Tomato Sauce

I like to live my life as if the anchovy averse don’t exist. Now, don’t take that to mean that I don’t respect people’s tastes—I do! It’s just that I’ve converted too many anchovy haters (whether intentionally or not) to believe that people really know what they’re talking about when they claim to hate anchovies. Don’t worry, I’m not some Read More

Shrimp Fra Diavolo with Pasta

Shrimp Fra Diavolo with Pasta

There’s nothing I love more than a big bowl of seafood pasta and this Shrimp Fra Diavolo is one of my favorites! Fra Diavolo, which translates to “brother devil” in Italian, is often made with lobster instead of shrimp but let’s be honest, lobster isn’t always in the budget! This shrimp version is just as delicious and a little easier Read More

Tortellini with Lemon Butter Sauce

Tortellini with Lemon Butter Sauce

Nothing better than an easy weeknight dinner that can be on the table in 15 minutes, am I right? This Tortellini with Lemon Butter Sauce is so simple and easy to make, yet flavorful and totally satisfying! Even though I always have a few bags of tortellini and ravioli in my freezer, I always forget to use them! Usually when Read More

Stir Fried Noodles with Teriyaki Chicken Meatballs

Teriyaki Chicken Meatballs with Noodles

You know those nights when you want something delicious and healthy but you don’t reeeaally want to cook? This is the perfect recipe for that! This stir fry is quick and easy, packed with veggies, and uses a tasty shortcut to complete the meal! I’ve been using al fresco chicken meatballs in my dinners when I want something satisfying, but Read More

Pasta with Italian Sausage and Peppers

Pasta with Italian Sausage and Peppers

Pasta with Italian Sausage and Peppers is a quick and easy dinner that’s packed with flavor. Grab your favorite Italian sausage—hot, mild, or a combination of both—and dinner will be on the table in 30 minutes! This pasta is always in heavy rotation around here. It’s just so easy and fast, it’s perfect for a weeknight dinner! My parents used Read More

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli in bowl

The second the weather starts cooling down, I immediately start craving a big ol’ bowl of Pasta e Fagioli. Pasta e Fagioli, which means “pasta and beans” in Italian, is one of my favorite and most comforting dishes out there! Pasta, beans, pancetta and a super flavorful broth all topped with cheese—what’s more cozy than that? My dad has been making Read More

Aglio e Olio with Cured Egg Yolk

Aglio e Olio with Cured Egg Yolk grated on top

Aglio e Olio, which means “garlic and oil” in Italian, is one of those dishes that’s so simple, and so easy to make, it’s almost unbelievable. It just proves, you don’t need many ingredients to make a delicious meal! Aglio e Olio is amazing on it’s own but I’m taking it to the next level by topping it off with Read More