Italian

Pesto, Pumpkin, and Potato Skillet with Chevre (and a holiday review)!

Christmas is such a special time at my parent’s house. We still wake up early, check our stockings, and open presents painfully slowly. The only difference is that now we get mimosas. I made traditional (orange juice) and cranberry mimosas, and mixed the two together for a blushing mimosa that I thought was pretty cute […]

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Aperol Spritz: La Dolce Thanksgiving Cocktail

 My sweet cousin is a jet-setting flight attendant. This means that she gets to see taste the world and get paid for it. She always has the best stories, the most delicious-sounding dinners to tell us about, and the most glamorous new things from everywhere. She was able to take her delicious Delta traditional Thanksgiving skills on the […]

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Semi-Italian Quinoa Risotto

Semi-Italian Quinoa Risotto: Act I (of III) The menu for the delicious dinner pictured below will be presented in three parts:  1) Semi-Italian Quinoa Risotto 2) Wined-and-Divine(d) Baby Portobello Mushrooms 3) Stove Top Bistro Steaks The combined dinner, as plated, looked so very pretty that I have to share it now, even though this post […]

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