Pasta Marinara

What a day it has been! We went up to Vermont and went snow shoeing and I don’t know about any of you, but a pasta dish sounds amazing after trekking in the snow. My husband and I love simple marinara sauce and homemade pasta meals (especially after steak last night). It really has gotten…

Ravioli Lasagna

Happy Wednesday! If you have been following our blog, you might remember the ravioli we made a few weeks ago. As we blogged about before, they were good but definitely seemed like they were missing something. As a true researcher at heart, I started looking at other ways we could use the ravioli in our…

Bolognese Ravioli

Happy Sunday! I cannot believe that it is half way through January but here we are. Today we decided to make Bolognese ravioli, taken from the Jamie Oliver and Gennaro Contaldo YouTube video. What better way to kick off a short week than with meat filled pasta?! Ravioli's origin dates back to the 14th century!…

Beef Braised in Barolo

Happy New Year and what a week it has been. From slack going down on Monday to events later in the week, I gotta say that 2021 is off to a surreal start. Quite frankly, I really had every intention of posting more often last week and even had a post ready to go for…

Pork Chops Milanese

Today we are looking at pork chops and the various ways they are made in Northern Italy. It helps that we have fresh pork from a local pig, but it was surprisingly difficult to find a Northern Italy pork chop recipe. Most of the recipes we found were from Central or Southern Italy which I…