Lemonade out of Lemons…or whatever else we have laying around

Going to the grocery is honestly one of my favorite things to do (shout out to Publix a.k.a. greatest store on earth), but during this time of social distancing I’ve had to significantly reduce my number of shopping trips. This has led us to be slightly more creative in the kitchen. Even when it seems…

Tasting on the Bright Side

I’ve always prided myself in the fact that rarely do my new recipe tries turn out to be flops. I wasn’t so lucky with my first cheesecake attempt. Who knew there was a difference between the cream cheese in the tubs and the cream cheese in the sticks? Apparently there is a huge difference. I…

Thankful for the Little Things

Thanksgiving has easily become one of my favorite holidays. For someone obsessed with food, what could be better than an entire day dedicated to cooking and eating with your family and friends? When people ask what my family’s plans are for the holiday, I simply tell them we plan to eat! We wake up on…

Never Say No to Gnocchi

Most people can say they’ve taken a cooking class once or twice in their life. Not many people can say they took a cooking class in Italy making the dish in the region where it originated. I recently had the amazing opportunity to cook pesto gnocchi in the Ligurian region of Italy where pesto was…

The Art of Eating in Italia🇮🇹

It’s no secret that the Italians know how to cook. How many dishes do we dream about back home that are staples in the Italian cuisine? Cappuccino, espresso, spaghetti, gnocchi, ravioli, tortellini, risotto, panini, bread, bread, (did I mention bread?), prosciutto, mozzarella, parmigian, olive oil, pizza, tiramisu, gelato, and endlessly flowing wine. But it doesn’t…