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Broccoli Pasta Salad
This is basically a one-pot dish that can be made in 15 minutes and accessorized to meet your needs.  Love
caffe vita
I lived in Italy for two months during a summer in college.  We had this no-frills apartment in Florence with
When the weather is nice, you don't want to spend a lot of time heating up the house by using
Vegetarian Marinara Risotto
This is a soul satisfying, yet simple 30 minute meal.  For leftovers, crisp the rice/lentil mixture in a pan with
Harissa Yogurt with Roasted Beets and Carrots
  The idea/yogurt recipe inspiration comes from a Bobby Flay article in Bon Appetit where Bobbie blanched the carrots, made
This can be breakfast, lunch or a perfect weekday dinner for two! Serves 2 Ingredients: 4 eggs, preferably farm fresh
Apricot Chickpea Salad
  Being totally honest, Apricot Chickpea Salad wasn't my idea.  I had it at a local market and fell in
While we were in Italy last year (see “Italy 2016” photo diaries), we worked as farmers at an Agriturismo outside
  Roasting carrots whole is a chopping-haters dream come true.  If you have a kiddo interested to get involved, include
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Most people start to get grumpy and lethargic as summer comes to an end and the Northern winds arrive.  I'm
Simply Broiled Green Beans
This lovely side dish can be dressed up with fresh herbs or a squeeze of lemon.  It's also super delish
Simple Lentil Soup With Ham Hock
Mireille Guiliano, author of French Women Don't Get Fat, offers a gorgeously simplistic and delightful outlook on life and food.
Go-To recipes must check all the following boxes: 1) delicious, 2) minimal ingredients, and 3) easy to prepare.  Ideally once
Blasted broccoli with lemon and parmigiano.
Cooking cod in parchment paper is a straight-up game changer. I never bought cod on a regular basis until I