Kicking off the last month of winter with the coziest creamy tortellini soup! Full of italian sausage, spices, carrots & fennel, a splash of wine, crushed tomatoes, cheesy tortellini, and fresh spinach. This soup comes together in just about 45 minutes and is the definition of rustic comfort food. Served with toasted bread alongside to soak up the flavorful broth. Continue reading “Creamy Tortellini Soup with Sausage & Spinach”
Friday comfort food in the form of fried mozzarella sandwiches, also known as “mozzarella in carrozza” – two slices of bread slathered in an herby garlic butter, with lots of mozzarella cheese inside, closed and breaded in crunchy panko breadcrumbs, then pan-fried in butter until golden and gooey. Served with plenty of warm marinara sauce for dipping. This is the ultimate, simple indulgent food. Make these sandwiches for a snack, as an appetizer, or even for dinner with a big salad alongside. Continue reading “Fried Mozzarella Sandwiches on Herby Garlic Bread”
The coziest soup we all need for the winter season: tuscan ribollita soup with greens & butter beans. It’s hearty & satisfying, with bold tomato and nutty parmesan flavors running throughout. Sit down to a hot bowl for lunch or maybe add on a big salad to turn it into the perfect soup + salad dinner.
A creamy, healthy bowl of roasted broccoli soup topped with melted cheddar croutons. This is the simplest recipe that you can make all winter long. The soup is flavored with onion, leeks, garlic, and za’atar (a very flavorful herby spice blend), plus all that delicious roasted broccoli. And of course the best part…the toasted, cheesy whole grain bread for dipping. It’s the best lunch or side dish for these cold January days! Continue reading “Roasted Broccoli Soup with Melted Cheddar Croutons”
The quintessential Christmas morning breakfast: overnight cinnamon rolls with mascarpone icing. Decadent, buttery rolls filled with the sweetest brown sugar & cinnamon filling. They’re stored in the fridge overnight so that come Christmas morning, they’re ready to bake until golden brown and fluffy. Topped with a simple icing and made special with creamy mascarpone cheese. It’s the most comforting breakfast recipe that everyone will love…plus, your kitchen will smell absolutely amazing! Continue reading “Overnight Cinnamon Rolls with Mascarpone Icing”
The easiest upgraded herbed stovetop mac and cheese. Full of rich flavor from caramelized shallots, garlic, and hearty winter herbs. Plus of course lots of white cheddar and parmesan cheese. It comes together in just 20 minutes and could not be dreamier. Perfect as a holiday side dish or a simple weeknight meal! Continue reading “Herbed Stovetop Mac and Cheese”
A simple mushroom brioche stuffing with classic flavor, melted fontina cheese, and lots of woodsy herbs. This stuffing is the perfect side dish to your Thanksgiving turkey. It also works well as a vegetarian main dish for the holiday. Everything comes together really easily and is bursting with herby flavor. Best kind of comfort food that you can make all season long. Continue reading “Mushroom Brioche Stuffing with Fontina & Herbs”
Cheesy baked rigatoni with italian sausage, burst cherry tomatoes, spinach, garlicky marinara sauce, and LOTS of mozzarella. It’s baked until golden & bubbling, then topped with fresh herbs and parmesan. One of my favorite easy dinners for any night of the week, and it has lots of family history to it! Excited to be sharing it with all of you so you can have a little nostalgic, italian comfort food right in your own homes.
The perfect complete fall dinner: maple pecan crusted pork chops with cheddar mashed red potatoes & a simple apple slaw! Pork chops are pounded thin and then coated in a maple pecan crust. They’re cooked on the stovetop until golden and then baked until tender & juicy. Served with the tastiest potatoes and a really bright, refreshing seasonal slaw. This meal is hearty and substantial, and would work any night of the week!
An extra simple, extra flavorful chipotle chili with a side of honey cheddar cornbread. It’s full of warm spices, caramelized onions, lots of peppers, and kidney beans. Includes minimal ingredients, yet packs in a nice kick from the chipotle peppers & adobo sauce. Topped with all the usual suspects, this chili is the perfect thing to cozy up with!