Roasted Garlic, Olive Oil & Pecorino Italian Mashed Potatoes

Italian Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes get an Italian makeover! Red potatoes mashed with olive oil, roasted garlic, Pecorino Romano and fresh rosemary. They’ll easily steal the show away from any entree. Don’t be scared off by the two bulbs of garlic in the recipe! The bulbs are roasted so they’re not as pungent as fresh, they mellow out… 

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Hot Sausage & Sweet Potato Lasagna

Hot Sausage & Sweet Potato Lasagna #recipe

An updated twist on the classic with spicy sausage and sweet potatoes tucked in between lasagna noodles with layers of stringy mozzarella and ricotta cheese. I’m on a mission to make classic lasagna obsolete. Just joshin’. It has it’s time and place, mostly on special occasions and holidays. This one is for everyday when my… 

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Ricotta and Roasted Red Pepper Frittata

Ricotta and Roasted Red Pepper Frittata

Frittata is a fancy name for Italian baked eggs. And it’s really fun to say. Free-ta-ta. Especially if you repeat it fast and put ricotta before it. Ricotta Frittata. Try saying it ten times fast. I double dog dare you. Very seldom are frittatas made of plain old eggs being they’re the perfect vehicle for… 

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Easy Pepperoni Garlic Knots

Easy Pepperoni Garlic Knots #bread #dinner

These crunchy, flaky knots melt in your mouth in an explosion of delicious flavors! Buttery garlic is front and center in every bite from the first to the last. There’s also little bits of crunchy pepperoni sticking to them along with Parmesan cheese. They’re everything you could wish for in a garlic knot and more!… 

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Tortellini Minestrone Soup

Tortellini Minestrone #dinnerrecipes

Minestrone is a hearty, Italian-inspired soup filled with veggies, beans and pasta. My version has bacon in it along with chickpeas, carrots, zucchini, garlic and onion. Plus, the best part of all, plump and chewy, cheese-filled tortellini. Usually it’s filled with some boring old pasta (Did I really just write that? Strange to hear coming… 

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Tiramisu Eclair Cake

Tiramisu Eclair Cake #desserts

This is seriously one of the fastest, easiest, most delicious no-bake refrigerator cakes that will ever cross your lips! It’s tiramisu made in the style of an eclair cake with layers of mascarpone cream between coffee-soaked graham crackers in place of the traditional lady fingers. Eclair cake is usually made of boxed pudding between graham… 

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Broccoli Alfredo Tortellini

Broccoli Alfredo Tortellini #dinner

This is it. The most comforting pasta dish you can imagine and it’s all yours for the making in 30 minutes or less. Cheese tortellini and broccoli florets are drowned in the creamiest, dreamiest Parmesan cheese sauce with a touch of garlic and parsley. It comes together so quickly you can fit it right into… 

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