GARLIC & HERB-ROASTED CARBONARA

GARLIC & HERB-ROASTED CARBONARA

Now that the holiday season has come to an end, it’s time to settle in because the cold is here to stay for a few months. This recipe has the warm comfort food feeling with all of the flavor you are looking for in the winter. Pasta, especially homemade pasta, is my favorite comfort food. I made this recipe one night for dinner and absolutely loved it. I posted pictures on my Instagram story and got several requests for this recipe.  Continue reading “GARLIC & HERB-ROASTED CARBONARA”

FRESH HOMEMADE PASTA

FRESH HOMEMADE PASTA

HAPPY NATIONAL PASTA DAY!

I hope you all enjoy pasta as much as I do, if not you might be reading the wrong blog post. As it is National Pasta Day, a holiday I think we can all get on board with, I decided to make pasta from scratch. I am not an expert by any means, this is harder than it looks and it takes some time, not to mention, the mess! But, it is SO much fun to make your own pasta. This would be a great date night activity or fun to make when you have friends over, just make sure you start early if you want to eat by 7pm. Continue reading “FRESH HOMEMADE PASTA”

WHIPPED FETA & HONEY DIP

WHIPPED FETA & HONEY DIP

As fall approaches, I am spending less time outside and more time at home or entertaining friends. I love to entertain people, it feels good to welcome others and make them feel at home. Drinks are great to keeping the party going, but food and snacks are a must. So, I have been on the hunt for snacks that are moderately healthy and delicious.

I went to the farmers market recently to scope out some snacky ideas, among other fun things, and sampled some amazing fresh goat cheese. Ever since, I have been obsessed with finding fresh feta. I began searching feta recipes, the best kinds of feta, and where to get fresh feta…you get the idea. I came across a recipe that I am in love with!
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THE SECRET TO ITALIAN LOAF PIZZA

THE SECRET TO THE BEST ITALIAN LOAF PIZZA

Homemade pizza is the best kind of carb! I love the cheese and all of my favorite toppings, lately I have been all about olives and mushrooms on my pizza. I am slowly acclimating myself to cream cheese, I feel like its a great addition to make the pizza extra cheesy and creamy. You can edit this recipe however you’d like, but this is how I make my own Italian Loaf pizza (you can also use french bread, but I happened to have this loaf on hand). This recipe only takes about 15-20 minutes since you don’t have to deal with making a pizza dough, which is awesome because you don’t have to wait as long to eat!

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