Category Archives: Italian

Jan 9

Pressure Cooker Sausage, Peppers & Onions

Yep, another Instant Pot post…get used to it because I’ve been experimenting a lot! How great does this look!?! And you won’t believe how easy it is. Pressure Cooker Sausage, Peppers & Onions adapted from Pressure Cooking Today Approximately 3 … Continue reading

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Jan 6

Minestrone in the Instant Pot

Happy New Year! 2017 is going to be a great year, I just know it! Especially when it comes to easy meals…and I have my Instant Pot to thank for that. This minestrone was delicious and of course, super quick … Continue reading

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Nov 4

Escarole and Beans

Who’s in the mood for some good old fashioned Italian peasant food? Well, you’ve come to the right place 🙂 This is a very easy dish that can be served as a side, or on its own as is, or … Continue reading

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Oct 15

Eggplant Pomodoro

Has anyone else noticed grocery prices going through the roof lately? I certainly have – especially the cost of meat. I definitely consider myself a carnivore but have been cutting back lately because of this. Fortunately, recipes like the one … Continue reading

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Sep 15

Eggplant Rollatini

Tired of eggplant recipes yet? I feel like it’s been the main ingredient in many of my dishes lately. Tis the season, I guess…but either way, they’re great to have, and even better when they’re healthy like this one. I … Continue reading

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Sep 5

Linguine with Seafood

TGIF!! It’s been a long week. Between Bella’s birthday and school starting back up, we are beat! Summer is coming to an end, and the craziness of homework and activities resumes. Luckily, I like cooking enough so that no matter … Continue reading

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Apr 21

Farfalle with Broccoli Rabe Pesto

Hope everyone had a nice holiday weekend! Easter was a fun and food filled celebration, as usual. Waaaay too much, again, as usual. Which is why I opted for a lighter pasta dish. And it was a big hit. I … Continue reading

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Mar 24

Chicken Cacciatore

Dad’s birthday celebration was yesterday and this was his dinner request (dessert request coming later this week!), and it was a great one. This is a recipe remake – I tweaked it a bit from when I posted it a … Continue reading

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Mar 21

Italian Knot Cookies

Even though Easter is a month away, it’s never too early to start planning your menu. These cookies are usually part of the Italian Easter tradition, and they are DELICIOUS! This picture is actually from last year (I’m not baking … Continue reading

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Dec 23

Struffoli

Only 2 more days till Christmas! And I think I might FINALLY be done with my baking. Although, I may have to make another batch of this… My Aunt Joan made struffoli all the time growing up, using a family … Continue reading

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