Cuisine: Italian

Cajun Cuisine, Father's Day, Game Day, Italian Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, Sandwiches, Southern US Cuisine

Mardi Gras Muffaletta

These sandwiches are especially great for a game day or Mardi Gras muffaletta. They’re so yummy, you’ll make them for all of your parties. They’re also perfect individual sandwiches for picnics! So easy to make, you only need 35 minutes to assemble them. You will need 3 hours to let the flavors blend in the […]

Game Day, Gluten Free Option, Italian Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, One Pot Dishes, Pasta & Noodles, Salads, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Fresh Crunchy Pasta Salad

For a quick and satisfying meal, try this crunchy fresh pasta salad. The pasta is filling and celery, bell pepper, and onions add a ton of crunch. Mustard, vinegar, lemon juice and dill add delicious, tangy flavor. Try a different type of pasta! Beet, spinach, and chickpea pasta are great alternatives. Many of the healthier […]

Appetizers, Condiments, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Gluten Free, Kitchen Basics, Oven Dishes, Pasta & Noodles, Pizzas

Kitchen Basics: Roasted Garlic

One of my favorite kitchen basics, roasted garlic is one of those foods that you won’t be able to live without once you’ve made it. You can roast several garlic heads and use them at once, or keep them in the fridge or freezer for later. Roasted garlic can be used on pasta, spread on […]

summer squash penne
Entrees, Father's Day, Italian Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, Pasta & Noodles, Stove Top Dishes, Vegetables

Summer Squash Penne

If you’ve been craving pasta and veggies like I have, this Summer Squash Penne dish is just what you need. If you have a garden full of zucchini and squash, even better! Give this recipe to your friends when you give them your surplus homegrown veggies. Together with basil, oregano, and garlic, this fresh flavored […]

brussels sprouts slaw
Easter, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Salads, Sides, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Brussels Sprouts Slaw

Combined with marinated artichoke hearts, sliced almonds and vegan parmesan, this Brussels sprouts slaw will be perfect with a nice Italian or Mediterranean meal. This is a nice, pretty salad you can quickly toss together this summer’s parties and picnics. It’s quick and easy to make, and very tasty! You can find simple recipes for […]

fresh orange cupcakes
Birthdays, Breakfast, Desserts, Indian Cuisine, Oven Dishes, Southern US Cuisine, Summer Holidays

Fresh Orange Cupcakes

Like traditional Indian orange cakes and Italian olive oil cakes, these cupcakes are moist, fresh and very tasty. I’ve used fresh orange zest and fresh-squeezed orange juice to bring the citrus flavors out in these delicious little cupcakes. A sugar glaze and almond topping bring some sweetness and crunch, without overpowering the orange. The texture […]