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PANZANELLA SALAD

PANZANELLA SALAD

This super simple Panzanella salad is sure to become a family favorite.  With crunchy, homemade croutons, fresh vegetables, and a delicious Italian dressing, this healthy salad makes a great start to a meal or a light lunch. I love serving this salad as part of Read More..

FRESH PESTO SAUCE

FRESH PESTO SAUCE

Fresh pesto sauce is so easy to make, full of cheesy, herbaceous flavor, and so versatile.  It also keeps well in your refrigerator or freezer. This pesto is amazing on pasta, of course.  But it works wonderfully when spooned over chicken breasts and baked, as Read More..

ITALIAN CHICKEN FRANCESE

ITALIAN CHICKEN FRANCESE

Italian Chicken Francese is an elegant Italian dinner option.  Battered chicken breasts are pan-fried and then simmered in a buttery, lemon-wine sauce. I like to serve this dish with Spicy Italian Broccoli Rabe,  Savory Mushroom Risotto, and a light, Italian Amaretti Peaches for a sweet Read More..

SPINACH ARTICHOKE CROSTATA

SPINACH ARTICHOKE CROSTATA

Imagine all the flavors of your favorite spinach artichoke dip wrapped up in pizza crust.  Sounds amazing, right?  This Spinach Artichoke Crostata does just that and combines the two for a warm, cheesy, and savory dish that’s perfect for a light lunch or dinner. I Read More..

RICOTTA GNOCCHI IN EASY POMODORO SAUCE

RICOTTA GNOCCHI IN EASY POMODORO SAUCE

Craving Italian fare, but you’re favorite place is closed or you just don’t feel like going out?  This recipe for Ricotta Gnocchi In Easy Pomodoro Sauce is surprisingly easy and delicious. The ricotta cheese makes the gnocchi pillowy soft and tender and the sauce comes Read More..

CLASSIC CHICKEN PICCATA

CLASSIC CHICKEN PICCATA

Chicken piccata is one of those dishes that brings back memories of Sunday dinners, laughter with family, and home.  Tender chicken is coated and pan-fried, and then coated in a tangy, salty lemon butter sauce with capers and parsley.  It’s an old school Italian classic Read More..

GOAT CHEESE CAPRESE BRUSCHETTA

GOAT CHEESE CAPRESE BRUSCHETTA

This Goat Cheese Caprese Bruschetta recipe is a perfect summer ‘go-to’ appetizer.  So fresh and healthy, it also makes a wonderful light lunch or brunch dish.  Serve this with a Fennel & Orange Salad, a Savory Roasted Garlic Palmiere, and an Italian Amaretti Peach for Read More..

CLASSIC CAPRESE SALAD

CLASSIC CAPRESE SALAD

This is a quick and easy recipe that is both impressive and delicious.  As visually beautiful as it is tasty, this classic Caprese salad is elegant in its simplicity. I adore this salad and order it whenever I see it on a menu.  I love Read More..