Eggplant Parmesan Pasta

Eggplant Parmesan Pasta

Tender pieces of eggplant are tossed together with shells, fresh mozzarella and an heirloom tomato sauce for a fresh take on eggplant parmesan in this easy weeknight pasta dish.  I have you scratching your head a little bit right now? Where’s the crispy fried eggplant? The gooey melted mozzarella? The red sauce?...
Beet Ricotta Gnocchi with Ramps

Beet Ricotta Gnocchi with Ramps

Make the most of ramp season with homemade Beet Ricotta Gnocchi with sauteed Ramps.  These purple pillowy pockets of pasta are worth the messy kitchen and stained hands! When Braden and I returned home from our trip to Italy last year we were obsessed with Italian food.  More so than...
Ricotta, Tomato and Ramp Frittata

Ricotta, Tomato and Ramp Frittata

Ricotta, Tomato and Ramp Frittata is the perfect, easy and light breakfast for dinner to make on a hot day or serve it up for a weekend brunch party.        I’m taking a total walk on the wild side, breaking all the rules today but when something...
Butternut Squash Orzo Risotto

Butternut Squash Orzo Risotto

While winter squash season is still in full swing, enjoy Butternut Squash Orzo Risotto – a comforting and easy alternative to traditional risotto.   Belonging to a CSA is an interesting adventure sometimes. During the summer months I always know what pops up in my box and figure out...
Mushroom, Potato and Brie Soup

Mushroom, Potato and Brie Soup

Velvety, cheesy and with just the right amount of mushroom essence – Mushroom, Potato and Brie Soup is perfect for mushrooms lovers or those who are just starting to love this little fungi.  Mushrooms. Mushrooms. Mushrooms. In the not so distant past, if a mushroom landed on my plate...
Caprese Tart with Olive Oil Crust

Caprese Tart with Olive Oil Crust

This Caprese Tart with Olive Oil Crust is a beautiful way to show off the bounty of heirloom tomatoes this summer.  I had this whole witty opening with what the difference between a galette and a crostata (truth to be told – nothing) and then my dough decided to...
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