Cioppino – Feast of the Seven Fishes

Cioppino – Feast of the Seven Fishes

Cioppino is a rustic Italian-American fish stew, full of fresh seafood in a tomato and wine broth that tastes like the sea. It is also known as the Fisherman’s Stew. This is what we prepared for Christmas Eve dinner this year. It is our take on the Feast of theRead More…

Fresh Homemade Basil Pesto

Fresh Homemade Basil Pesto

Fresh Homemade Basil Pesto –Homemade pesto is one of the best ways to enjoy fresh basil. Our Pesto recipe uses fresh basil, pine nuts, garlic, Parmesan cheese, and extra virgin olive oil. Make it in about 10 minutes! What Is Pesto? Historians believe pesto was a product of Genoa, Italy.Read More…

Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp

Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp

Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp (Shrimp a la Pomodoro), is a quick & easy, light weeknight meal. The pasta finishes cooking in the sauce as does the shrimp. This is a recipe re-creation from my friend & fellow blogger Jeanne Jones, out in Colorado. It’s my recipe of Pasta Pomodoro withRead More…

Pasta with Sausage and more… Video

Pasta with Sausage and more… Video

Pasta with Sausage, White Beans and Mustard Greens – I wanted to post a recipe that my wife made for me the first time she cooked me dinner.  It was almost 30 years ago while we were just starting to date. The recipe itself is a good one and has becomeRead More…

Italian Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Italian Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Italian Spaghetti Squash Casserole – As an Italian, I like to think that pasta is everyone’s favorite comfort food. Just because you are reinventing your eating habits by eating low-carb, that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your favorite go-to spaghetti meal. This Italian bake low-carb spaghetti squash pasta dishRead More…

South Beach Eggplant Parmesan

South Beach Eggplant Parmesan

This South Beach Eggplant Parmesan is one of my favorite ways to eat eggplant. No breading, just eggplant, cheese and marinara.  This Eggplant Parmesan is melt in your mouth delicious! There’s no breading which makes them gluten-free, lower in carbs and really easy prepare! The South Beach Part of thisRead More…