San Marzano Tomatoes and Rigatoni

Stumped for what to make for dinner tonight? Make this pasta sauce with rigatoni. Trust me, it’s incredible.   You’ll need: 1 lb rigatoni 1-28oz. can of whole San Marzano or a good whole plum tomato 2-garlic cloves sliced 1-pinch of red pepper flakes 2-tbs extra virgin olive oil and more for a drizzle Fresh grated […]

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Pizza on the Grill

It’s too hot to make a pizza in the house so I made it on my grill. I heated my pizza stone on the grill then put the pizza on the hot stone closed the lid! 2 min later I turned the pizza then 1.5 minutes later took it out. Perfect.   You’ll use: Fresh […]

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Fresh Corn Salad

Corn is delicious. This is my recipe for a Fresh Corn Salad.   You’ll need: 6 ears of corn 1/2 cup red onion diced. 3-very ripe plum tomatoes diced or a pint of cherry tomatoes quartered 1/2-cup chopped fresh basil 4-tbs extra virgin olive oil. 2-tbs red wine vinegar 1 tbs fresh lemon juice. 1 tsp salt. […]

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Bucatini Pasta with Zucchini

I put up a bunch of photos that will show the stages of this recipe. This is a very easy recipe to make. I love zucchini and this is a great way to use it. Feel free to use spaghetti if you are not able to find the bucatini pasta cut. I really love this […]

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My Pizza Sauce and Pizza Baking Tip

  I love making pizza at home and it’s really very simple to make. There are a couple very simple rules to follow and once you do you’ll be saying goodbye to the always late arriving pizza delivery person with the cold pizza and hello to homemade pizza! Here are my tips and my recipe […]

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Swordfish

So, I picked up a nice piece of swordfish and I marinated it with some basil, garlic, and lemon. You’ll need: swordfish olive oil basil, minced fresh garlic, minced salt pepper lemon Directions: Mince the basil and garlic, and mix with a little salt and pepper. Drizzle a little olive oil over the fish and coat […]

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Bucatini pasta with Zucchini

I put up a bunch of photos that will show the stages of this recipe. This is a very easy recipe to make. I love zucchini and this is a great way to use it. You can also make the zucchini as a side dish if you are not feeling like having pasta! You’ll need: […]

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Pesto

For this Pesto I used basil, garlic, pecorino Romano and Cashews! Sooooooo good. I had some fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and arugula left over from Pizza Night so I made a salad.   You’ll need: 4-cups of Basil 2-garlic cloves Salt Pepper 1/4 cup of Romano 1/2cups of in salted cashews   Directions: Put all this […]

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Tomato Basil Sauce

If you haven’t decided what to have for dinner tonight give this a try……it will take just minutes to get a delicious dinner on the table.   You’ll need: 1-lb pasta of your choice prepared 2-min short of recommended time. 1-28 oz. can of whole San Marzano tomatoes 2-garlic cloves sliced 1/2 small onion sliced 10-basil […]

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