Category Archives: mozzarella

Sep 21

The healthy way out

Eggplant is wonderful.  A clean slate of sorts.  And healthy, too.  Unless you decide to bread it, then fry it in a ton of oil. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE it that way, I really do.  But a healthier … Continue reading

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Sep 16

It’s the simple things.

I never understood why Italian cooking intimidates people.  It’s so SIMPLE.  As I’ve said many times, it’s all about basic, good quality ingredients.  The same applies to Greek cuisine.  That’s how all Mediterraneans eat.  If you’ve been to either country, … Continue reading

Posted in appetizers, Italian, make ahead, mozzarella, QuickAndEasy, salad, side dishes, tomatoes | 6 Comments
Aug 26

All over the place

***Don’t forget to enter my giveaway – click HERE for details!*** Summer is a crazy time for us…spending lots of time down the shore, get togethers with friends, BBQs…the usual warm weather fun.  I sometimes don’t know when/where I’m coming … Continue reading

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Aug 15

The whole enchilada (Secret Recipe Club)

I noticed several fellow food bloggers posting about The Secret Recipe Club and became curious, so I decided to look into it.  I’m so glad I did…what fun!  You get a blog assignment each month from one of the leaders … Continue reading

Posted in cheddar, chicken, freezer friendly, main dishes, make ahead, Mexican, mozzarella, QuickAndEasy, Secret Recipe Club | 27 Comments
Jul 21

Holy macaroni

The truth is, Frank could eat pasta every night.  We eat it fairly often, but not nearly as much as he’d like.  Personally, I would be HAPPY to make it every night because it’s so.damn.versatile.  The possibilities are endless. Open … Continue reading

Posted in chicken, main dishes, mozzarella, pasta, QuickAndEasy, spinach | 7 Comments
Jul 7

Pizza in a pinch

Pesto is one of our favorite pizza toppings.  I’ve yet to make my own this year, but I plan on doing so very soon and will share my recipe with you at that time.  Until then, I found a great … Continue reading

Posted in chicken, gorgonzola, main dishes, mozzarella, pesto, pizza, QuickAndEasy, tomatoes | 3 Comments
Jun 1

Rustic goodness

I love salads like this.  Panzanella is definitely way up there on my list of delicious side dishes. We Italians LOVE dunking bread in “juice”, sauce, whatever we’ve got 🙂   But for some reason, I don’t make it very often!  Hmmm. … Continue reading

Posted in mozzarella, QuickAndEasy, salad, side dishes, spinach, tomatoes | 4 Comments
May 25

Too warm for comfort?

We’ve had a TON of rain lately.  Yesterday ended up being a beautiful day but before that, it was doom and gloom for quite some time.  So, there was lots of comfort food being cooked up over here…dishes that wouldn’t … Continue reading

Posted in freezer friendly, main dishes, make ahead, mozzarella, spinach, turkey | 1 Comment
May 10

No need for the oven

Frank and I have discussed grilling pizza before but hadn’t done it until now, when I received Christina’s recipe in our weekly swap.  That’s motivation enough!  Did I cheat by making this indoors?  I don’t think so.  We’ll do it … Continue reading

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Apr 21

Panini, please!

The theme for our weekly recipe swap this week was sandwiches.  I was happy to see that I got a panini recipe from my friend Lauren, from Lauren’s Kitchen…they always go over well in our house.  How can you go … Continue reading

Posted in brie, cheese, condiments, main dishes, mozzarella, QuickAndEasy, sandwiches, sauce, turkey | 4 Comments