Pasta

Cheesy Champagne Arancini

Cheesy Champagne Arancini

Arancini are rice balls that are stuffed and deep fried. Typically made with arborio rice that is often found in risotto. Arancini is one of those decadent appetizers I always order out at restaurants until I realized how simple it was to make at home. […]

Roasted Tomato Sausage Pasta

Roasted Tomato Sausage Pasta

This pasta is all about local fare. I bought the pasta locally at a delicatessen, the cherry tomatoes and basil at the local farmers market and the toasted fennel sausage from a local butcher. Supporting local businesses is an easy way to give back to […]

Spicy Peanut Noodles

Spicy Peanut Noodles

Spicy Peanut Noodles are one of those quick fix comfort dishes during the week. A fake out, take out favorite. My favorite Spicy Peanut Noodles are from Mama Ji’s in San Francisco, I would order them almost weekly. But since Mama Ji’s is 1,000 miles […]

Summer Pasta Primavera

Summer Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera is one of the fresh pasta dishes that I just fall head over heels for. This is a dish that is typically made with spring vegetables, but I made this with my Farmers Market haul which consisted of fresh heirloom tomatoes, basil, and […]

Hawaiian Style Chicken Katsu

Hawaiian Style Chicken Katsu

Chicken Katsu with Tonkatsu Sauce and Mac Salad is my most constant cravings of all cravings. Hawaiian style bbq is my comfort food. Mainly, because Ono Hawaiian BBQ was right down the street from my San Francisco apartment and it was a part of my […]

Shrimp Scampi Fettuccine

Shrimp Scampi Fettuccine

Shrimp Scampi is just one of those comfort meals that feels healthy and refreshing. The tangy lemon and succulent shrimp makes you forget about all the butter and carbs in the dish. I made fresh pasta for this dish because why not. I love fresh […]

Lasagna Rolls

Lasagna Rolls

If you’re anything like me and can’t seem to make beautiful lasagna that cuts perfectly into neat little squares and serves up with equal parts cheese, to sauce to noodle mixture than look no further. This recipe is for you. Lasagna Rolls are simple, adorably […]

Bison Bolognese

Bison Bolognese

This Bison Bolognese recipe is one that has been re-worked, re-done, re-photographed about a hundred times over on the blog. It started out as “Not your Momma’s Spaghetti Sauce” because it was adapted from my very own Momma. Of course, I put my own twists […]