I have always felt that sports and food go together like bread and butter and there is no better way to get your game on for March Madness than with arancini. If you are not familiar, arancini (which means little orange in Italian) are little rice balls that are coated with bread crumbs and fried. Often they are filled with a cheese (such as Mozzarella or Fontina) or a meat sauce and they originate from Sicily.… Read the rest
Happy Sunday! There is one thing that I look forward to every year around the holidays and crave throughout the month of December…….pizzelle! These delicious Italian waffle cookies originate from the Abruzzo region in Italy and I have been making them since I was a young girl. My great-grandmother was from Abruzzo, so I guess making these cookies is in my blood.
There is nothing I enjoy more than a cup of coffee with 2 or 3 pizzelle.… Read the rest
There is no doubt I am a busy mom of two who is always on the go. My time is very limited, so I love to prepare quick meals in the kitchen for my sweet bambinos. My daughter, who is five, has been a fan of my Spaghetti al Pesto since she was two. She affectionately calls it “green pasta” and requests it often. I have had many friends ask for my recipe and to be honest, I never really measure when I make pesto.… Read the rest
How many of you are like me in that you spend hours pinning ideas on Pinterest, yet never actually make that recipe or try that craft project that caught your eye? I am guilty as charged. After 2 years of creating everything from recipe boards to fashion boards, I have decided to live one year dedicated to Pinterest and will try something new everyday. This will be a huge challenge but I am committed.