Risotto was the trendy dish to master when I began my food career in the eighties, before that I’d never heard of it! The carb that formed the culinary base of my southern Italian roots was pasta—risotto, a classic northern Italian dish, seemed reserved for a more refined palate. What made this dish so enticing […]
Among our recipes you’ll find ones that we create and share in our blog posts as well as recipes we love from Pinterest or others that we’ll link to in our various blogs as well. Enjoy!
I (Regina) still remember how excited I got at the sight of the blue box of macaroni and cheese—the one that came with a special white packet of orange powder that magically turned into a delicious sauce. My mom was a dietitian who cooked everything from scratch so I had to get my cravings satisfied […]
I’m (Regina) not ashamed to admit that I’ve eaten plenty of peanut butter sandwiches for dinner. Not only is it a satisfying treat its got just the right combination of protein, fat, fiber vitamins and minerals to justify the calorie investment. Peanut butter is what I call a power pantry item because it’s always available […]
My grandparents (Regina) were from a very poor region of Southern Italy so their whole diet was based on inexpensive leafy greens and protein in the form of beans, lentils and eggs. I grew up eating delicious dishes like Pasta e Fagioli (Pasta and Beans), Chickpea Soup and Escarole and Beans not because they were […]