Summer Elegant Italian Parmigiana: AROMA CUCINA

Summer Elegant Italian Parmigiana: AROMA CUCINA is actually one of my favorite summer dishes, meant to be served at room temp, and with a cold crisp glass of white wine (ours was Verdicchio from Le Marche, a perfect match!). ...more

Recipe for Wonderful: Summer Shrimp & Zucchini Spaghetti - AROMA CUCINA

Recipe for Wonderful: Summer Shrimp & Zucchini Spaghetti - AROMA CUCINA Nothing speaks freshness like shrimp right out of the Meditteranean (gamberi rossi). This is summer cooking Italian style!...more

Healthy and Vegan Memorial Day Recipes

Yippee!! Summer is officially here! Beach time, pool lounging, road trips, movies and outdoor parties! memorial Day marks the start of the “fun in the sun” season so kick it off with an awesome get together and killer food! Check out our fun menu of recipes below as well as some from last year and the year before; )Berries and Brew...more

How To Beat The Heat and Not Go Hungry

Most of us in the U.S. have been very aware of the heat lately, particularly in the country's mid-section which has been baking!  But speaking of mid-sections, a family still has to eat, heat or no, right?  I happen to live in a charming old house with a lot of nice features, but no central air conditioning.  So any amount of stove or oven cooking makes my kitchen feel like the surface of the sun.  And since installing central A/C would cost more than most new cars, I have had to learn to live (and eat!) with the heat....more

Kitchen Independence on the 4th of July: AROMA CUCINA

AROMA CUCINA Cook simply, eat simply, and enjoy yourself with the best of friends and family. A Happy 4th call out to all! J&J ...more

Sexism and the Barbecue: Who Says Moms Can't Grill, Too?

Is anybody tired of seeing all the Father's Day ads featuring grills, "male" barbecue aprons, smiling men in goofy chef's hats, etc? And the fact that there's never any images of women and grills in Mother's Day ads?  If I read my calendar correctly, Mother's Day falls near the beginning of grilling season, most women really stay away from the grill?...more