Creamy Tomato Risotto

Creamy Tomato Risotto. The end. Seriously though I made this thinking it was going to be pretty good, maybe a throw in in my risotto collection. It was unexpectedly one of the best risottos I’ve ever had. This creamy and indulgent risotto celebrates the deep rich flavor of tomatoes. With notes of nutty Parmesan and rich heavy cream its hard to comprehend how something so delicious could be made up of mostly pantry ingredients. Like my other risotto recipes, this…

Classic Italian Meatballs

Now these are meatballs. I’m not talking Swedish meatballs, or Greek meatballs (although that recipe can be found HERE). I am talking 80/20 100% beef, melt in your mouth, classic Italian meatballs. You know the type you want to tower on a plate of spaghetti or stuff into a soft hoagie. Warning, if you stumbled upon this recipe hoping this was another one of my 20-30-minute dishes, it’s not. With that said this recipe in no way requires a ton of…

Creamy Lemon Parmesan Risotto

If I have learned one thing is that people love risotto. This, dare I call it, superior carb is a blank canvas for endless flavor profiles. Once you learn how to make it, you can really make it anyway you like, or come here for risotto inspiration. I thought this time…. why not make it creamier? This creamy lemon parmesan risotto is a super luscious, melt in your mouth risotto with a pop of acidity and a touch of salt…

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe

Ah Fall! It’s so close i can almost feel those crisp mornings, hear the crunch of the leaves, and taste those iconic Fall flavors. While most food blogs are going to hit you repeatedly over the head with pumpkin and apples I am going to highlight the not so obvious Fall produce. Starting with broccoli rabe or also referred to as rapini. This orecchiette with broccoli rabe pasta is a little more involved that some of my other pasta dishes…

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…