Spaghetti with Pesto, Burrata, Zucchini

Just saute zucchini slices or zoodles in some olive oil with some garlic in a large pan. Salt and Pepper it, meanwhile... This doesn't even need a recipe... Saute Zucchini slices or zoodles in some olive oil and garlic, salt and pepper it Boil the pasta in salted water until al dente drain pasta reserving …

Zucchini Parmesan Assembled Raw – No Frying (Parmigiana di Zucchine) Like Eggplant Parmesan but with Zucchine

pesto tops this cheesy dish Do you know that we actually spell Zucchini wrong in America? In Italian one Zucchini is "una zucchina" so plural is " Zucchine" Just thought you should know lol. This is a great easy alternative to eggplant parmesan especially when you have zucchini coming out your ears like I do! …

Pasta with peas, red onions and pecorino (Pasta e piselli)

Fresh peas are best as that's what motivated me to make this simple cucina povera dish. My cheese man friend gave me a bag of fresh picked peas from his farm and told me to get the local red onions and make a simple olive oil sauce which I did today in about 10 minutes. …

Amberjack Fish speared by my husband in the Lousianna Gulf & Easy Mango Coconut ,lime, jalapeno sauce

Now that I live in the middle of the USA I really appreciate fresh fish; I took this for granted living in Southern California and then Italy where fresh fish reigns and the average person knows fresh from not so fresh. I learned from my Ligurian (Cinque Terre) raised husband to use few spices with …

All About Artichokes- even though the season is ending now…but I haven’t eaten one this year!

VIDEO: How to trim artichokes Roman style Am I crazy to try artichokes since 100% of commercially grown come from California where I am from? If they grew in louisiana in the 1800's I would think they can grow here... 1500s - In the 16th century, Catherine de Medici (1519-1589), married to King Henry II …

Hibiscus Cooler- Best Summer Beverage, Refreshing, Delicious, Full of antioxidants

This is so yummy and refreshing! I'm drinking it right now. Without sweetener it's tart but I like it. I usually add about 2 tbsp Agave which is 120 calories to the entire half gallon. Ingredients: 2 cups hibiscus flowers (I find them at the Mexican stores) 10 cups boiling water Method: All you do …

Butternut Squash Artisan Pasta with 5 Ingredient Skinny Pumpkin Sage Sauce

So everyone wants to eat lighter around here so came up with this light version of pumpkin sauce using cottage cheese instead of cream and going for lots of pumpkin, galic, sage flavor. Skinny Pumpkin Sage Sauce 5 ingredients only! 1-cup pumpkin pure – I prefer freshly roasted but canned is ok too 2 tbsp. …

Best Fire Roasted Bell Peppers that don’t even compare to the bottled kind!

These are so delicious with the smoky flavor you get from the fire. They are best when you put them directly on the grill to be scorched by the fire but you can do it the easy way by cooking in the oven on broil.  My Italian family does it directly on the gas flame on …