Grape, Roasted Squash and Blue Cheese Salad (and a Twitter Party)

Sweet grapes and roasted butternut squash combine with meaty walnuts and pungent blue cheese in this satisfying salad recipe. This post is sponsored by Grapes from California, but all opinions are my own. Growing up,...more

Lemon Parsley Pasta Salad (with Barber Foods Chicken Cordon Bleu)

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Homegating Idea: Pizza with a Trio of Dipping Sauces

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Connecticut Restaurants: Arezzo Ristorante & Bar in Westport

One of my favorite things that spring brings is al fresco dining. Whether it’s a backyard meal or drinks on a pretty restaurant patio with friends, there’s something about the combination of warm weather, cool friends and a soft breeze that makes it so special. When I approached...more

Zesty Lemon Tuna Meatball Pasta

A friend of mine recently commented that readers of my newspaper column and this blog might be getting a skewed impression of me — one that I’m perfect and so are my kids. Trust me, we aren’t. And I like to think that although I am pretty careful about what I say (I’d never want.. ....more

Sundried Tomato Pesto

Sundried tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic and walnuts combine with parmesan cheese and olive oil in this quick and easy recipe for Sundried Tomato Pesto — perfect for spreading on sandwiches, tossing with pasta and so much more! My life in New York feels alternately like a lifetime ago, or just a few months ago, though... Read More » The post Sundried Tomato Pesto appeared first on Sarah's Cucina Bella ....more

Favorite Beach: Eel Point, Nantucket

A guest post by Jennifer Matlack of Daisy Chestnut on Etsy Even though I grew up in Ohio where Lake Erie was the closest body of water, as a child I was obsessed with the ocean. I remember watching The Man from Atlantis, Love Boat, and Fantasy Island and dreaming about one day swimming in... Read More » The post Favorite Beach: Eel Point, Nantucket appeared first on Sarah's Cucina Bella ....more

What to Do in Philly: Benjamin Franklin Museum

Heading to Philadelphia? The Benjamin Franklin Museum is a hands-on place perfect for curious families. Recently renovated, the Benjamin Franklin Museum is located in Franklin Court, a short walk from Independence Hall and sight-distance from the first Post Office ....more

Baked Fried Green Tomatoes

Love fried green tomatoes? This baked version of the classic has a crispy coating — no frying required! A few weeks ago, I was standing in my parents backyard in Connecticut, surveying their massive tomato plants ....more

Connecticut Lobster Roll: Lake Zoar Drive-In

Connecticut lobster rolls are warm, buttery sandwiches usually served on New England-style hot dog buns. Where can you find the best lobster roll in Connecticut?...more