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The Best Spaghetti and Meatballs

The Best Spaghetti and Meatballs

  If there was ever a dish that can conjure up good memories or make you feel so happy after eating, it is spaghetti and meatballs.  Maybe it is all of the movies that show off this dish or knowing it is a dish that […]

Mushroom and Herb Pizza

Mushroom and Herb Pizza

I don’t know about you but pizza in our house is an all time favorite!  My family will eat almost any kind of pizza that’s how much we love it.  Pizza is usually thought about with having a red sauce (and we do eat those […]

Cauliflower Carbonara

Cauliflower Carbonara

  Carbonara is such a tasty dish that requires very few ingredients and can be a quick and easy dish that impresses all the people who eat it 🙂  It’s sauce is made up of egg yolks and it’s flavor comes from the pancetta (Italian […]

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

  Thai chicken lettuce wraps is one of my all time favorite dishes that I have been eating since my college days!  I don’t know how traditionally Thai it actually is and maybe it isn’t but it sure is tasty!  I first tried this dish […]

Broken Noodles with Sausage, Kale and Mushrooms

Broken Noodles with Sausage, Kale and Mushrooms

  Broken pasta with sausage, kale and mushrooms is a recipe that I found a few years ago and it was one of those aha moments when I finally found a way to use up my leftover lasagna noodles that I would accumulate in my […]

Venezuelan Arepas

Venezuelan Arepas

  Arepas!!!! If you have never heard of these, they are Venezuelan sandwiches made of pre-cooked white corn meal and stuffed with cheese and just about anything else you want to add.  You can add meat, veggies or both. My very good friend from Venezuela taught […]

Cacio e Pepe

Cacio e Pepe

Cacio e Pepe is a classic and delicious Italian dish that is made with pasta, garlic, olive oil, pepper and Parmesan. It takes no time at all to whip up this dish and it can easily be made with just staples in your fridge and […]

Cuban Style Ropa Vieja

Cuban Style Ropa Vieja

  Growing up in South Florida, I made friends with people from so many different countries. South Florida is a melting pot of so many different cultures and each has its own amazing food that I got to enjoy.  One of the things that I […]

Grilled Citrus Chicken Skewers

Grilled Citrus Chicken Skewers

Some time ago I came across this recipe for chicken skewers and I have never stopped making them because they are so delicious!  These skewers are so moist because I marinate the chicken in the citrus and garlic marinade then keep brushing them with the marinade […]

Cheese Ravioli in brown butter with Walnuts Asparagus

Cheese Ravioli in brown butter with Walnuts Asparagus

My Ravioli with walnuts and asparagus is a meal that I am so proud of because it tastes soooo delicious and takes less than 30 minutes to prepare. It is the ideal weeknight dinner and you can feel good eating it because of the vegetables […]