Pasta Alla Carbonara Una Pentola One Pot!

  We all know what pasta embodies, but have you ever wondered what “carbonara” means? Carbonaro means charcoal in Italian, but to this day, the connection to this savory, flavorsome dish remains uncertain. Some food historians believe this pasta may have been popular among charcoal makers working in the Apennine Mountains; or perhaps it is…

Rate this:

French Avocado Egg Salad

Haas Avocados Offer the Fullest Buttery Flavor This humble sandwich spread or salad is delicatessen worthy, hands down. The simple pairing of the two main, basic, but essential ingredients provide a sandwich shoppe classic made in heaven. The soft buttery texture and flavor of avocados blends perfectly with the creaminess of the eggs and mayo. The…

Rate this:

A Simple French Classic: Coq au Vin

Coq au Vin simply means; chicken with wine. The delectable delicate flavors of this classic French dish kisses your palate with essences of fresh herbs and subtle wine. Coq au Vin is really quite easy to put together, so there’s no need for any intimidation factors. I used Pinot noir in this recipe for the…

Rate this:

Pony Express Cowboy Beans: A Taste of the American West

: Pony Express Day, held on various days in April, commemorates those courageous men who risked hide & hair to ensure the delivery of our US mail. Back in the days of the Wild West there were no fast mail delivery services like there are today; no cars, no planes and ships would most likely…

Rate this:

Italian Bacon & Egg Pasta with Tomatoes & Kale

Una Pentola (One-Pot) Bacon & Egg Pasta with Tomatoes & Kale Another perfect, simple, quick, easy and flavorful example of “Northern Italian Peasant” food at it’s finest! This recipe was inspired by my Mama Carmela’s love of fresh field greens. At the first sight of mustard greens, she would gather her tools and the hunt…

Rate this:

Crispy Cheesy Pepper Bacon Bites; An Irresistible Thanksgiving Tapas Treat!

These flavorful little gems are easy to put together well in advance so you have extra time primping for your get-together. They go directly from the freezer to the oven and if you’re lucky enough (they’re irresistible and guests love to snatch them up), right to your entertaining table. They combine three of the most…

Rate this: