SHRIMP MARINARA, BY BOB        Love marinara? We do too.  Here’s a quick and very tasty Shrimp Marinara created by Bob, for Chew Wanna Eat?  He served it over angel hair pasta, but choose your favorite! Ingredients:...more

Homemade Basil -Walnut Pesto

 Classic Italian pesto sauce that made of basil and walnut, very creamy, delicious and healthy. It takes only minutes to make and you can have it with pasta or salad. Buonissimo!...more

Healthy Cauliflower Crust Pizza Is Cheesy, Delicious Magic

Fresh cauliflower, ground flax, sautéed onions and a savory array of spices come together to create a delicious and unique low-carb, high-fiber pizza crust. ...more
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White Bean Turkey Meatballs

Some will say you can only get this from adding milk and breadcrumbs, then simmering the meatballs in sauce for hours. Of course they're good that way, but there are healthier options that taste just as good as—if not better than—the traditional recipes. ...more

Wedding Favor Baking (What Have I Gotten Myself Into?)

Italian Love CookiesAs some of you may have already read I am getting married to a really amazing and cute guy this April 18th....more

Rustic Cheesy Heirloom Tomato Pasta

Have you noticed? Heirloom tomatoes are back in season and I am very excited. Like super excited.When I saw them at my local grocer this past week I grabbed a bag full and set out on a mission to make a simple pasta dish where the tomatoes would be the star....more

Classic Italian Sauces

There is one thing you will never find in my pantry. A jar of tomato sauce. Why? Not because I have anything against them and I am sure some taste better than others. It is because I grew up with a line of great Italian cooks and I was taught, "make your own sauce." The weekend is about making sauce, freezing some and keeping out what I might use during the week. This way, there is always tomato sauce available when needed. Here are three classic Italian tomato sauces I make....more