• Comfort Food
  • Pasta Bolognese

    “Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” – Federico Fellini What is it about Italian food and cooking that is so intrinsically magical? From assembling your ingredients to taking that very first bite—the experience is somewhat enchanting. It’s always been a source of comfort to me. I can’t think of a time a bite of […]

  • Comfort Food
  • Pasta Diavola

    “You may have the universe if I may have Italy.” – Giuseppe Verdi Though my travels in Italy are at this point limited to a mere two weeks, many years ago, I’m of the same mind. Give me Italy; you may have all the rest. Simon and I visited six years ago and some of […]

  • Chicken
  • Summer Garden Bowls with Gluten Free Meatballs

    This post is sponsored by Hip Chick Farms. All opinions, words, and general charm are my own. “Heat cannot be separated from fire…”—Dante Alighieri  There’s more to the quote than that but for me, for now, this will suffice. Summer has yet to officially begin and yet The San Fernando Valley pays no mind to […]

  • Breakfast
  • Thai Shakshuka

    It’s funny; working from home I don’t really have Mondays or Fridays anymore. Sure, their general presence still helps to define the general sense of any given week but they don’t hold the same significance that they used to. Monday isn’t the end nor is Friday the beginning of my weekend. Nearly every day is […]