Cobb Salad Inspiration

Whatever you have on hand can be transformed into a delicious, nutritious (non-traditional) Cobb-like salad.http://www.italiangirlcooks.com/cobb-salad-inspiration/...more

Fancy Pomodoro Sauce

Fancy Pomodoro Sauce is my version of a chef-style fine restaurant recipe - using fresh Roma tomatoes and a red pepper-basil infused olive oil, and finished off with butter and Romano or Parmesan cheese = a creamy, rich and filling tomato-basil sauce that clings to pasta like nothing else! http://www.italiangirlcooks.com/fancy-pomodoro-sauce-for-pasta/...more

Chili-Lime Marinated Grilled Chicken

A simple quick marinade for grilled chicken, with a mildly zesty lime and chili accent. Great for satays, drumsticks, thighs and breasts.http://www.italiangirlcooks.com/chili-lime-marinated-grilled-chicken/...more

16 Cold Summer Treats

From fresh popsicles to drinks and smoothies, to lots of gelato...to stay cool this summer!http://www.italiangirlcooks.com/cold-summer-treats/...more

Better 3-Bean Salad

Fresher, with a few extras and a sweet vinaigrette - elevate this delicious salad, to make year round...if you like!...more

Mint Chocolate-Chip Gelato

Fresh mint and a block of chocolate add luscious flavor to this lovely homemade Italian ice cream.http://www.italiangirlcooks.com/mint-chocolate-chip-gelato/...more

Vegetable Kabobs

A fresh quick marinade and onto the grill for a few minutes - for nicely grilled, still crisp and quite tasty veggies.http://www.italiangirlcooks.com/grilled-vegetable-kabobs/...more

Default Smoothie

My default smoothie is a method in which to make at home a (Jamba-Juice-like) smoothie with fruits and concentrate you can keep on hand...according to (ingredient) availability your taste.http://www.italiangirlcooks.com/default-smoothie/...more

Grilled Marinated Skirt Steak

Lime, olive oil, cumin and cilantro are the basics for a light and flavorful 1-hr. marinade - for grilled and thinly sliced skirt steak.http://www.italiangirlcooks.com/grilled-marinated-skirt-steak/...more

Restaurant Syle Mexican Salsa

Quick, easy, authentic tasting Mexican salsa; just pulse together in a food processor blender.http://www.italiangirlcooks.com/restaurant-style-mexican-salsa/...more