Chicken Parmesan – Comfort Food

Chicken Parmegiano

  Photo by: David Beeler   Unless you’re a vegetarian, for many people Chicken Parmesan is mentioned on the list of “comfort foods”.  To me, growing up in Europe, Chicken Parmesan was a new concept when I arrived here in   Read More »

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti Meatballs

    For many Americans Spaghetti with Meatballs is a comfort food.  Maybe not as high on the rankings as Mac ‘n Cheese, but still.  It wasn’t for us.  Now it is.  The combination of spaghetti and meatballs, however universally   Read More »

Spring Pasta With Peas & Pancetta

Cartwheel Pasta with Peas & Pancetta

This Spring Pasta with Peas & Pancetta is the ultimate spring dinner.  Just look at the colors, aren’t the purdy?  The dish just screams out “FRESH”.  When I hear “Spring Pasta”, this Pasta with Peas is the sort of dish   Read More »

Summer Pasta: Grilled Chicken with Angel Hair Pasta & Arugula


This Grilled Chicken with Angel Hair Pasta & Arugula is the ultimate summer pasta dish.  The arugula, lemon juice and fresh tomatoes give this grilled chicken pasta dish zing and freshness.  The toasted pine nuts add just the right amount   Read More »

Italian Baked Chicken and Pastina

When you have children, you know what I mean when I say that kids sometimes go through phases in which they are picky selective in what they eat.  It’s in those times that a recipe that hides some extra veggies   Read More »