One of my resolutions for 2011 was to start cooking more and I am happy to report that it is actually going very well. So much that I will be starting a new “segment” called: The Sunday Meal. (look how fancy I sound!) This is basically to continue to inspire me to get my cooking … More The Sunday Meal
Carlo and I are BIG fish fans. Salmon, Tilapia, Trout, Tuna, Sea Bass…. you name it.. we’ll probably try it. We usually opt for Grilled Fish (with lemon pepper for me!!) but now we have a new favorite and I hope you’ll enjoy it too! Salt Crusted Fish (so far, we’ve tried it with a … More Salt crusted Fish
Yes… you read that right… I am one Homesick Texan. I don’t know if it’s because I had family/friends here for a month or if it’s because I skyped with my parents the other day but, I really miss Texas. Besides my friends and family (they don’t count because you will always miss them….) I … More Homesick Texan*
Here’s a little tidbit about me… I love me some green beans. They are my favorite veggies and I could eat them every day.. in fact.. I have. Back in the day when I used to work in the ER at a big Dallas hospital, I sometimes worked the night shift. (7pm-7am) At 2am, there’s … More Green Beans, Pancetta & Potatoes
Why has it taken me a over a year to learn how to make a simple Ragù sauce? It’s one of the easiest things to make yet, I had been buying it in a jar instead of making my own. That is… until last week when Mamma Adelasia came over to FINALLY show me how … More Ragù alla Bolognese
Don’t you just love Easter?!?! I do! I would love it more this year if the weather wasn’t so crummy! It was grey, rainy and COLD!! I don’t know who turned the A/C on but I thought winter was OVER!!! (good thing I hadn’t done the Spring Cleaning in my closet yet!!) Last year, was … More Pasqua 2010
I have been sick for 11 days straight and it’s driving me nuts! I hate that I have to be stuck at home blowing my nose and not outside doing things that I need to do… like grocery shopping. We had dinner plans that had to be cancelled because of me being sick. Now that … More Big Sunday Italian Dinner
About a month ago, Carlo was talking to his friend Ejike. We were about to start dinner when Ejike asked if we were having Fajitas. It was then that Carlo and I kept talking about how much we missed all of the good food we used to eat…. and then it hit me…. the next … More Why did it take me sooo long??
After a whole year of being here, I have no idea why Carlo has not had his mother make Crocchette before. They are my new favorite things to eat and probably the easiest things I’ve made so far. The only way to describe these are by saying they are fried Mashed Potatoes. I know my … More Crocchette: crispy, cheesy and just plain YUM!
I’ve been meaning to post about this topic for some time now but, with the holidays, I wanted to “research” more before I posted. I while back, Carlo and I watched a movie that I think EVERYONE needs to watch. It’s a documentary called Food, Inc. It’s basically letting the American consumer know where there … More Why I love Italy: Reason #24- FOOD!!