Author: Danielle

Weeknight Bolognese

Weeknight Bolognese

Bolognese is a meat-based tomato sauce that originated near Bologna, Italy, hence the name of this wildly popular dish. Typically made with a combination of ground beef, pork and veal, it’s a chunky sauce that really sticks to the pasta and makes for a hearty […]

Winter Citrus Salad with Beets & Goat Cheese

Winter Citrus Salad with Beets & Goat Cheese

Once winter really kicks into high gear and the bone-chilling weather sets in, most of us are looking for small reprieves from the heavier comfort foods our bodies crave during this period of hibernation and nesting. We often find ourselves longing for fresher, brighter flavors […]

Oven-Fried, Gluten Free Chicken Wings

Oven-Fried, Gluten Free Chicken Wings

We love to eat wings in our house, whether for a casual weeknight meal with a side of homemade oven fries or as a party appetizer. And with the Superbowl coming up in just a couple of weeks, this is the perfect dish to add […]

Tuscan Shrimp & Bean Quick Stew

Tuscan Shrimp & Bean Quick Stew

When you hear the term stew, it usually refers to a dish featuring beef or veal with an assortment of vegetables, likely carrots and potatoes. A stew typically takes quite a few hours of cooking over very low heat. The low and slow method of […]

Gluten Free Chicken Fried Rice

Gluten Free Chicken Fried Rice

So many of us are looking for fresh, new ideas for weeknight meals. Let’s face it, we all get stuck in a dinner rut from time to time, and it certainly can be a challenge to make one meal that everyone will eat — even […]

Gluten Free Garlic-Rosemary Croutons

Gluten Free Garlic-Rosemary Croutons

As a kid, I remember the best part about having a bowl of soup was throwing in a handful of those little oyster crackers or breaking up saltine crackers and floating them on top. Now, as an adult, sometimes you just want a little something […]

Quick & Easy Pasta Fagioli (Gluten Free)

Quick & Easy Pasta Fagioli (Gluten Free)

During the bitter cold days of winter, there’s nothing more warming than a bowl of homemade soup. I always keep my pantry stocked with a few staples so that a big pot of soup is only minutes away. For example, canned beans, like cannellini, are […]

Sautéed Peas with Prosciutto & White Wine

Sautéed Peas with Prosciutto & White Wine

Can you believe it’s 2019? Where does the time go? I’ve been thinking about my blog posts for the month of January and what my first post of the year would be. If you asked me a month ago, I’d never believe you if you […]

Gluten Free Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Gluten Free Cinnamon Coffee Cake

My grandmother baked all year long; for family, friends, neighbors, just because she loved doing it and bringing people enjoyment through her baked goods. This coffee cake, which she usually made with chopped walnuts swirled into the cinnamon sugar in the center and on the […]

Gluten Free Walnut Snowdrop Cookies

Gluten Free Walnut Snowdrop Cookies

My grandmother was an incredible baker; her kitchen was always bustling with the aroma of something freshly baked. Whether sweet or savory, she cranked out an amazing display of holiday favorites that everyone in our family enjoyed. Every year at Christmas, she made about a […]