Salami, Black Olive and Ricotta Penne Pasta

This is a 'kitchen sink' type of pasta recipe with salami, spinach, black olives, Ricotta Salata, and Parmesan cheese dressed lightly with lemon and olive oil. I woke one morning with the dream of it clinging to my lips. Yep. While you might dream of prince charming, riches, or of lying on the beach … [Read more...]

Italian Meatloaf Rollatini

Meatloaf is one of the most hearty, comforting meals I can think of. I love it. Quick, versatile, and leftovers are even better. I have a million and one ideas for meatloaf floating around in my head. Some day I'll get to them all...This is my third or fourth time making this one, but only my first … [Read more...]

Spinach and Pasta Stuffed Squash Hearts

Stuffed squash is a dish I can't help but revisit time and time again. It's a combination of two of my favorites: squash and one-dish meals. It's like a casserole all in itself with the squash as the baking vessel. This version is incredibly delicious with the stuffing made of fresh spinach sauteed … [Read more...]