Kale and Pancetta Risotto

Hello, it’s me again trying to convince you to make risotto at home. Truth is, this kale and pancetta risotto recipe was supposed to be saved for Fall. It’s hearty, comforting, and the earthy flavors leans perfectly to those crisper months. After testing, filming, and shooting it I couldn’t wait to share it. This super creamy risotto is salty from the rendered pancetta, earthy and nutty from the kale and parmesan, and like my Mushroom Risotto recipe doesn’t require an…

Spicy Aglio e Olio

Aglio e Olio or other known as spaghetti with olive oil and garlic is a traditional Italian dish comprised of just a handful ingredients. The result? An anytime, any day, flavorful, and quick pasta dish. If you came here looking for a traditional Aglio e Olio, then this recipe isn’t for you. Simply google “Aglio e Olio” and you will find a plethora of authentic recipes. If you stumbled upon this post because you are like me and want to…

Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Orzo

Picture this, it’s 5 pm and you haven’t given a thought to what’s for dinner. You don’t want take out, but you also don’t want to cook anything. This super creamy sun dried tomato orzo is ready in 15 minutes and uses almost all pantry/staple ingredients. That’s right no heavy cream here, not a splash. Instead this luscious orzo dish gets its creamy texture from a little bit of cream cheese tossed in at the end. I have never been…

Crispy Artichoke Pasta

I decided that my new year’s resolution is to do more with less. That means more quick and easy meals that pack the same flavor as 1 hr + meals. This garlic white wine crispy artichoke pasta is a great weeknight dish elevated with crunchy zesty lemon breadcrumbs and crispy roasted artichokes. The best part of this pasta? You probably already have most of the ingredients in your pantry, and if you like wine chances are you already have everything…

Herby Green Olive Pasta

If I have learned anything from these pasta reels, is that people, as well as myself love briny dishes. While I can eat olives and capers straight out of the jar this herby green olive pasta balances that briny flavor with acidity and freshness, making this a well balanced pasta dish. If I have learned anything else, is that people like quick dinners. I have to admit, I didn’t go out wanting to make this an under 25 min dish.…