Penne With Meatballs

This traditional Italian dish is usually made with spaghetti but I decided to try it with their homemade penne. I find it easier to eat with the penne pasta. Well I was right! Not that it was a hard dish to devour but that the combination was delicious! The fresh tomato sauce with the large meatballs where…

Italian Wedding Soup

For those cold evenings and the need for good comfort food I came across this great recipe from Blue Apron. With fresh ingredients like baby spinach, parsley, carrots, ground chicken and fregola sarda (a Sardinian pasta) it was truly good. Simple flavors and rich ingredients made this a very tasty and hardy soup.

Garganelli Bolognese

Ground veal, venison, pork, porcini mushrooms and parmesan come together in this appetizing dish. The parmesan shavings on top are fresh and with the blend of the meats and  pasta it becomes an instant hit! Where else can you get this dish but MC Kitchen in the Design District.

Simple Easy Gluten Free Pasta

I always prefer simple pasta that really embraces the flavors of the rest of the ingredients. Balans Café in MiMo District is always a skip and a hop from my place to get a delicious meal. The gluten free quinoa spaghetti with sundried tomatoes, capers, kalamata olives, roasted red peppers, pistachio mint pesto is simply good. A glass…

No Hot Dogs Here!

What a better way to celebrate the 4th of July with friends and an amazing sausage dog! No traditional regular dog here just a good tasting chicken sausage to change it up. Greek pasta salads with cherry tomatoes, crumbled feta cheese, onions, kalamata olives and green onions over penne pasta! HAPPY BIRTHDAY USA!