Recipes

Spatchcocked Roasted Chicken

Spatchcocked Roasted Chicken

All chicken is not created equal. There, I said it. I used to think that “chicken was chicken.” I was wrong. This is not a sponsored post, nor is it an ad. I firmly believe that this chicken tastes better, is juicier and more plump. […]

Hearty Lentil Soup

Hearty Lentil Soup

Lentil soup is a favorite dish in our family, especially during the cold, damp winter months. My mother has been making lentil soup for as long as I can remember, and my late mother-in-law always made it, too. This recipe I’m sharing with you is […]

Gluten Free [Over] Stuffed Mushrooms

Gluten Free [Over] Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms are a popular appetizer served during the holiday season. Mushrooms can be stuffed with a variety of fillings, from breadcrumbs to cheese, to meats like prosciutto or sausage. Around our Italian Christmas table, stuffed mushrooms are served as part of the antipasti course, […]

Holiday Cranberry-Apple Jam

Holiday Cranberry-Apple Jam

Confession: when I was a kid, I loved the cranberry sauce in the can. You know, the kind that’s more like a gelatinous blob that, when the can is inverted, plops out onto the plate in one fell swoop? Yup, loved it and could polish […]

Holiday-Time Sangria

Holiday-Time Sangria

As soon as the weather starts to get cool and brisk, I crave all things cozy, from the clothes I wear, to the chunky knit throw blanket on the couch, to the food and drink I like to eat and serve to my guests. I […]

Grain Free, Dairy Free Banana-Walnut Bread

Grain Free, Dairy Free Banana-Walnut Bread

Banana bread is one of my favorite comfort foods to have for breakfast during the fall and winter months. However, most banana bread recipes are laden with lots of fat and refined sugar. So, I changed that, allowing me to indulge in a moist, delicious […]

Gluten Free Cinnamon Apple Bread Pudding

Gluten Free Cinnamon Apple Bread Pudding

Fall is finally here! Or is it? While the calendar says that the fall season is officially upon us, Mother Nature clearly feels differently with the high temperatures we’ve been experiencing. But, I’ll take it! A few months from now, those of us living in […]

Creamy Summer Pesto

Creamy Summer Pesto

Hi, friends! This summer flew by! It was a very hot summer in New York, with temperatures reaching into the high 90’s for a good chunk of time! We did lots of swimming and a few weekends ago, my husband and I hosted our family’s […]

Gluten Free Fritto Misto

Gluten Free Fritto Misto

Fritto Misto is an Italian-inspired dish comprised of various types of seafood (and sometimes chunks of firm fish, like cod) that is dredged in batter and fried. It’s usually served with a good sprinkling of coarse sea salt while it’s still hot and then finished […]

Gluten Free Summer Peach Crumble

Gluten Free Summer Peach Crumble

Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting the Georgia Peach Truck, which stopped in my town to sell their juicy, sweet peaches, fresh from Dickey Farms in Musella, Georgia. Dickey Farm has been growing peaches for more than 120 years and let me tell […]