Posts Tagged "Pork"

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

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

BLT with Pepperoncini Mayo

BLT with Pepperoncini Mayo

I love this recipe because it’s a fun way to breathe new life into an old favorite. But why mess with a classic, you ask? Well, I’m not really messing with it per se—I’m enhancing it! The BLT is one of the most beloved sandwiches out there, try making it this way, and you’ll love it even more than you Read More

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

Ham and Cheese Panini with Caraway Slaw

There’s a lot that Joey Tribbiani and I have in common. We both have Italian backgrounds, we both think that Chandler Bing is hilarious, and we both LOVE sandwiches. I could probably eat a sandwich at every meal for at least a week and not get sick of them. I can’t say that I’ve tested that theory but, if I Read More

Grilled Peach and ‘Nduja Crostini

Grilled Peach and 'Nduja Crostini

I’m obsessed with peaches right now, of course, because how can you not be during the Summer? And this is my favorite way to eat them! I don’t like to go all the way sweet, as you know, so I came up with the perfect combo of sweet, salty and spicy for this recipe. Have you guys tried ‘nduja before? Read More

Ma! The Meatloaf! (Italian Meatloaf with Egg Noodles)

Italian Meatloaf with Pasta

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

‘Nduja Breakfast Sandwiches

Before we get into the recipe, I want to just quickly go over what ‘nduja is. I’m getting this out of the way before you scroll down to the next photos and get turned off by the consistency. ‘Nduja is a spicy, spreadable pork from Italy and it is incredibly delicious! If you like salami, Italian sausage, any kind of Read More

Tequila Clams with Pancetta and Peppers

Tequila Clams with Pancetta and Peppers

The first time I made these clams was kind of by accident—which is actually how most of my recipes come about—I knew I wanted to make clams and I wanted to use jalapeño but I didn’t have much of a plan after that. I had onion and yellow pepper and I found some pancetta that I had frozen and the Read More

Easy Naan Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella and Coppa

Naan Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella

Pizza! Everybody loves pizza, right? Well, actually one time I did meet someone who didn’t like pizza but it was so bizarre, I’m not sure if it even counts. Like, I’m pretty sure she was an alien. I kept an eye on her all night to see if she would shed her human suit and reveal herself as an alien Read More