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.…

No-Fuss (No-Cook) Bruschetta Puttanesca

Spaghetti alla puttanesca is one of my favorite Italian dishes. While the best I ever had was in Rome, I have found that the recipe never disappoints, no matter where you get it. The dish is tangy and mildly salty, and I always find myself cleaning my plate. While thinking about what kind of recipe…

Quinoa and Veggie-Stuffed Bell Peppers

In this series of recipes, I am highlighting the wonderful produce that is in-season in the summer. This week, I couldn’t resist focusing on delicious bell peppers. You can use any color that you’d like – but keep in mind that the red ones are slightly sweeter than the green. I like to change it…

Easy-Peasy Homemade Pomodoro

Tomatoes! Of course we can get them year-round, but they are literally ripe for the picking in the summer. Right now they are sweet and juicy and perfect for countless recipes. While there is nothing wrong with eating produce that isn’t technically in season, eating a fruit or vegetable at its peak means it is…

Broccoli Basil Pesto

My toddler has weird taste. He won’t eat rice, or beans, ground meat, or basically any vegetable. But he WILL eat garlic and basil. Constantly. I guess I have a good little Italian on my hands. I’ve had to be creative when making his meals, attempting everything I can think of to get nutrients into…