Category: Italian, Pasta & Pizza

spaghetti carbonara with bacon

Alright, so I should start with a confession – I shouldn’t really be calling this carbonara because there are no eggs, which is pretty much the definition of a carbonara. Here’s the deal. My mom made this pasta dish for me growing up and I loved it. She […]

mac & cheese cups

It is a BEE-YOO-TI-FUL day today! Finally! Since this is some straight-up grilling weather I thought I’d share a yummy, easy side for a BBQ. While I am partial to Queen Ina’s classic mac & cheese (oof! those photos on older posts!) – I liked this recipe because […]

homemade ricotta cheese

Alright y’all – finally one checked off the 2015 to-do’s! I made ricotta cheese today and it was a game-changer as I don’t think I’ll ever buy store-bought again. After tasting how amazing fresh ricotta can be at Eataly I just had to give it a go – […]