Bucatini Cacio e Pepe

Italy has been my favorite place I have ever visited in my whole entire life. The culture, the atmosphere, the people, and the FOOD! I have been dreaming about cacio e pepe since we got home 6 weeks ago and I decided to try my hand at making it, because it is just THAT good. […]

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Spaghetti Carbonara

Carbonara is an Italian pasta dish that originates in Rome. Carbonara is made with eggs, hard cheese, cured pork, and black pepper. The dish is primarily made with spaghetti, usage of pecorino romano or parmigiano reggiano cheese, and either guanciale or pancetta is used for the pork component. As in most Italian dishes, this one […]

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Bolognese

I’m all about that pasta life. I could eat it all day, every day, for the rest of my life. My kids are also all about the carbs and it is something that I know I can feed them without much fight or complaining. This bolognese sauce is beyond delicious, has hidden veggies in it, […]

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Tiramisu

Tiramisu is probably one of my favorite desserts of all time. The mixture of mascarpone cheese with coffee and chocolate, oh my goodness, a combination made in heaven. Anytime I visit an Italian restaurant and this is on the menu, you better believe that I am going to order it. Also, since gelato season is […]

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Rigatoni & Meatballs

Who doesn’t love pasta and meatballs? A spin on the classic spaghetti and meatball dish, this comfort food will become a new classic on your family’s menu. Though this rigatoni and meatballs dish can take a little bit of time to make, I promise the end result is worth every single second. Ingredients Meatballs 1 […]

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Lasagna

Let me start out by saying: this is THE best.lasagna.ever. So rich, so hearty, and so dang good. I had never made homemade lasagna prior to marrying Aric (it is one of his absolute favorites). It always seemed so hard and I am NOT a fan of ricotta cheese. But, being the good wife I […]

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