Penne alla Vodka (Recipe!)

I made this ridiculously easy and mouth-watering dish last night. Everyone in my family gobbled it up. My picky 3-year-old even asked what was in it, amazed that it could be so good. The 1-year-old wiped it all over his face and head, hoping to absorb it through his skin. I totally get it. If…

How to Make Homemade Sicilian Pizza (VIDEO!)

New Yorkers think that their thin-crust pizza is the best (and I’m a little biased in this area). Those who hail from Chicago strongly believe in their deep-dish. In Los Angeles, you’ll almost exclusively find brick oven pies, and in practically every shopping mall and airport across America, you’ll probably happen upon the Sbarro chain.…

The UN-Junk Food Kids Eat Today

When I was young there was pretty much no filter on what we were allowed to eat. Soda? Sure. Chips? Candy? Gum? Plain old sugar? Absolutely! Now that so much of parents’ focus is on healthy eating, there is such a discrepancy between what kids snack on now and what we used to eat in…