Papaya & prosciutto salad with pillows of ricotta… your Italian antipasto classic made tropical!
A healthy twist on a classic LA dish— swaps out heavy cream and butter for Greek yogurt and olive oil… but don’t worry, you still get to light your sauce on fire!
Actually Good Turkey Bolognese
Allow me to convert you to the dark (aka turkey) side of bolognese with the right combo of ingredients to make this as good as the real (read: pork/beef) thing!
Gnocchi White Bean Soup with Fresh Dill
There is nothing like a warm bowl of soup on a cold summer’s day. Yes, you read that right. For those unfamiliar with Carmel, our default summer weather is FOG. Now, the thing with soup is it can be incredibly slow and involved (read: simmer for hours), or fast and easy. This soup is the […]
Burrata Salad aka a “salad” honoring to my Italian roots and something I whip up when I have 5 min but a need to impress at happy hour.
Healthier Penne alla Vodka
Say arrivederci to the heavy cream and aloha to Greek yogurt. I love penne alla vodka.
Cheesy Shrimp Risotto
Risotto is one of those dishes I love but never think to make or order! Serve up this cheesy shrimp one for an enjoyable evening activity!
Burrata and Tomato Spaghetti Aglio e Olio
Meet your new best (pasta) friend. Decadent burrata and roasted tomatoes over a deceptively healthy bed of protein garlic noodles.
Homemade Spinach Pasta
Homemade Spinach Pasta This was my first foray into homemade pasta in a long time, and I had forgotten how easy it is. It’s a great weekend group activity and I highly recommend you try next time you’re cooking a special meal with friends or family! Once you have the pasta maker, you will be […]
Pat’s Famous Pesto
A quick and easy weeknight pesto — no pine nuts (or any nuts!) required.