Spring Green Risotto

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Risotto is a blank slate. A very delicious one at that. To it you can add cheeses, spices, seasonal vegetables, or meats all blanketed by velvety smooth rice thickened by chicken stock. Read More

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Buttermilk Cake with Raspberries

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I have fallen in utter love with baking cakes. The simplicity. The ease. The fun. I love that it’s one thing, not a bunch of little things. No individual molds, scooping equal cookies, or cutting dough up. I mainly fell in love with what happens to butter and sugar when it’s mixed on a fast speed for many minutes. It turns fluffy, creamy and white. It may have captured my heart. Read More




Lemon Bars

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I grew up watching my Nonni cook and then my mother, never really knowing how I fell into the mix. Cooking brought our family together as did an after dinner viewing of the food network (we really couldn’t get enough). That’s probably where I began thinking about my next meal while I was currently eating one. Read More