• 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 […]

  • Comfort Food
  • Kalamata Muenster Mashed Potatoes

    Thanksgiving is upon us and with it, the pressure to whip up countless dishes to feed family and friends. Each year we all have our go-to recipes that we recreate, dishes that must make an appearance at our holiday table. Often, we have plenty of recipes rooted in history, and memory—recipes passed down through generations. […]