Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo with Broccolini

This week, I have something really exciting for you guys... a COLLAB!  With who you ask?!  The absolutely amazing Jasmine & Chris from Sweet Simple Vegan!  Incase you don't know of them, they're a super talented vegan blogger / recipe developing couple!  They create such healthy and delicious dishes, and I'm so excited to be collaborating [...]

Spaghetti & Meatball Stuffed Garlic Bread Cones

I'm not going to lie to you guys... I was really high when I came up with the idea for this recipe.  I've been seeing so many "stuffed cones" going around, but usually they're stuffed with things like ice cream, or lots of cheese, or pizza toppings.  I've been craving just classic spaghetti & meatballs [...]

Fresh Cherry Tomato Sauce with Linguini & Balsamic Crimini Mushrooms

As you all probably know by now, pasta is one of my favorite things to cook.  I have another variation of this type of sauce already up on my website using roma & heirloom tomatoes, but using cherry tomatoes gives it such a unique flavor and adds a lot of sweetness naturally from the tomatoes. [...]

Asparagus, Pea, & Ricotta Cream Paccheri Lisci

As you all know by now, the majority of my recipes are revolving around pasta, and yet again I'm back with another one for you.  This time I really wanted to highlight the fact that asparagus is so in season & easily accessible in every grocery store this type of year.  Asparagus is primarily used [...]

Heirloom Tomato Lasagna with Almond Béchamel

As I'm sure you all can tell by now... Italian is my favorite cuisine to cook.  I grew up cooking it and it's the most comforting food to me.  Recently I've been craving lasagna, but specifically the lasagna I grew up eating.  That always consisted of just bolognese & béchamel sauces, with lasagna noodles and [...]

Linguine with Sweet Pepper, Black Truffle, & Leek Cream

As you all can probably gather by now, pasta is one of my favorite things to cook.  I just love how versatile and comforting it is, and it really can be made with any ingredients you have on hand.  I've done a lot of tomato based sauce recipes for you guys, but I wanted to [...]

White Wine Pesto Linguini, with Crisp Chantrelle & Persimmon Enoki Mushrooms

On Sunday's, going to the various farmers markets in Los Angeles are one of our favorite activities.  Farmers markets are a really great place to find unique ingredients, to support your local farmers, and to find the freshest / organic ingredients possible.  Plus its generally a lot cheaper than a grocery store, because it's all [...]

Fresh Heirloom & Roma Tomato Spaghetti

Growing up in an Italian family, pasta and sauce was one of my favorite dishes, especially on Sunday's. There's just something so nostalgic about cooking sauce on a Sunday, and since I had to use up some tomatoes in my kitchen; I figured what better way to use them! You're going to need pretty basic [...]