Tag: Italian food

Ocean State Getaway- Providence delivers

Sometimes you really need a getaway. Thankfully, my oldest daughter was racing at The Head of The Charles in Boston last month. She encouraged us to fly up to Providence, watch her race and enjoy a great visit of her grad school. We’ve been to Rhode Island many times and […]

Green Beans with Herbs & Pine Nuts- Gremolata

Let’s face it- green beans are a bore. This dish elevates the humble green beans into something rather extraordinary. I’ve updated the classic Gremolata recipe in Italian cooking and given it a modern nod by adding a bit of red pepper flakes and extra herbs. Blanch the beans in boiling, […]

Meaty Bolognese

I have been a fan of Canadian born- Italian Chef, David Rocco for years. His beautifully photographed cooking show- Dolce Vita, filmed in Florence showcases the simplicity of Italian food- Keep it local, keep it fresh, keep it simple. It will always be delicious. This Bolognese sauce is based off […]

Vegetable Risotto

I’m laughing at these photos because they are so bad- only because my family was so hungry and there was no time for photography. But trust me- this risotto is heavenly. It is based off of Ina Garten’s Spring vegetable risotto, but I love mushrooms and my family hates peas […]