Blog Archives for tag italian

Jun 02

Tomato and Zucchini Gratin {Secret Recipe Club}

This month for the Secret Recipe Club I was matched with Della Cucina Provera. I loved exploring Francesca’s blog. Her recipes look delicious– and she says that she is inspired by a Tuscan way of life. “It’s about simple, seasonal ingredients and forgiving measurements.” I can absolutely get behind that! I chose to make a Zucchini + Tomato Gratin– it was so… Continue reading

May 30

Bella Braised Chicken

The best thing about cooking Weight Watchers friendly meals is not knowing they are Weight Watchers friendly meals. Am I right? This Bella Braised Chicken is something that you will go back to again and again. I have! And it’s just as delicious each time I make it, with crisp veggies and juicy chicken. Ok, drooling just thinking about my dinner… Continue reading

Apr 21

Polenta Bake

Who doesn’t love polenta? I am a huge fan- I never had polenta and actually didn’t know it existed (yes, I am 100% Italian…) until visiting a friend’s grandparents’ home in college. One bite, and I was in love! Add sausage and cheese and veggies, and I’m in heaven. This version of Polenta Bake is very loosely based on a… Continue reading

Mar 26

Italian Crescent Casserole

Well, hello again friends! Did you miss me? I certainly missed all of you over the past couple weeks when I have been MIA. I had a big work event this past weekend, and everything else in my life stopped dead in its tracks. Including cooking…and eating too for that matter. I ate a lot of jelly beans, and now… Continue reading