simple mushroom penne with walnut pesto

Some of you good people who are on this website right now are looking at this picture and just KNOWING. You’re knowing that you and me and those buttery-soaked mushrooms on pasta with a heaping spoonful of flavor-packed earthy-vibed walnut pesto – all of us, we just belong to each other. Kumbaya forever. Some of […]

Ravioli With Goat Cheese And Spinach Filling In Parmesan Cream Sauce

My ravioli mold proved once again that 26 bucks I spent on it was not a waste of money. After I posted my first recipe for ravioli in a red, tomato-based sauce, I got obsessed with the thought of making the ravioli in a different type of sauce, this time – white, creamy, and cheese-based. […]

Philly Cheese Steak Stromboli

Philly cheese steak wrapped in a flaky crust and bake to perfection! this is the perfect weeknight family dinner. Strombolis are an all time classic comfort food. We usually prefer a strombolis over pizza when we are really hungry and want something that will satisfy the hunger. Strombolis get the job done right! They are […]

Spinach and Mushroom White Pizza for #WeekdaySupper

It’s probably bad of me to admit this but I could eat homemade pizza every night. Maybe not so bad because most of the time my pizzas are loaded with veggies. To make the process easier I always cheat and buy store bought dough, the good stuff from the deli. After a few unsuccessful attempts […]

Asparagus Bacon Quiche

The BEST Quiche!  That’s what I kept hearing at the Ladies Brunch.  This Asparagus Bacon Quiche is full of smoky bacon with fresh asparagus and creamy shredded cheese. Perfect for a summer dinner with a green salad on the side. Whether I’m making this quiche for dinner or breakfast  I love that I can make […]


The best, easy, thin and crispy crust rustic Italian pizza dough recipe you will ever make. A SIMPLE, RUSTIC ITALIAN PIZZA DOUGH RECIPE, BECAUSE THAT IS THE BEST KIND! With a name like Florentina you would probably be willing to bet that I live La Bella Vita Under The Tuscan Sun and I can toss […]

Crab Cake-Stuffed Portobellos Recipe

Served as an hors d’oeuvre or a light main dish, these stuffed mushrooms are pretty and delicious. Canned crabmeat becomes absolutely elegant. —Jennifer Coduto, Kent, Ohio Ingredients 6 large portobello mushrooms 3/4 cup finely chopped sweet onion 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1 large egg 1/2 cup seasoned […]


If you love vegetables with a lot of flavor, this is definitely the side dish for you! To start off with, there’s the umami: umami is sometimes described as the “taste of protein:” it’s the rich “meatiness” that you can taste in certain savory foods like tomatoes, mushrooms, and cured meats like bacon. Chemically, the […]


My kids aren’t huge fans of bell peppers, but they will eat their weight in these Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers. That’s a win in my book! Your family will love it too! These Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers are great cooked on the grill or over a campfire too! Prepare them according the the directions below. […]