Insalata di Bistecca // Steak Salad

On an especially frustrating or long day, I love to ask for dinner ideas to help inject a little more “buy in”. Many times, the requests revolve around some type of meat and this particularly sultry summer day was no different. Ben injected just a little twist to address the fact that it was hot […]

Pasta d’Estate // Summer Pasta

Trips to my local markets, pasta memories from when I spent my summers in Italy and beautiful tomato pictures on my Instagram feed (like the ones below) inspired this summer pasta recipe. https://www.instagram.com/p/CEE02cWlRzO/?igshid=1mcrtot8dkxk2 https://www.instagram.com/p/CDW5jJvo3dn/?igshid=kkird983apf9 There’s nothing like heirloom tomatoes and basil to freshen up a hot summer day. This pasta dish is summer on a […]

N°1 Estate a tavola // Summer at the table

~the following is N°1 in the series, Tutti a tavola // Come to the table~ Although summer of 2020 may look quite different than past summers, one thing remains the same– our need for gathering around the table as a family each evening. In fact, the warm Italian invitation, Tutti a tavola! // Come to […]

Ciamella all’anice // Ciambella Sorana

A delicious braided bread that has the consistency of a bagel and a hint of anise flavor— perfect as a snack or with a simple arugula salad for lunch or dinner! This bread recipe comes from the Lazio region of Italy and has been passed down from my paternal grandmother, Cesidia Di Carlo. My cousins and I loved […]