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Soffritto: Traditional Italian Flavor Base

Every Italian cook is equipped with knowledge of basic recipes that are a ‘must know’ in an Italian kitchen. For example, there’s pesto featuring basil or the classic gremolata using fresh parsley. These add lots of fresh flavor to an authentic Italian meal. Soffritto, however, is a sauteed building block to a larger dish. Whereas something…

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Quick Lunch for One

Today I’m giving you a sneak peak at what I really eat! The recipes you see on the blog are something special when I dedicate time to a new blog post. It’s all for you! On a typical day I usually don’t even have time to cook. If I’ve forgotten to meal prep or simply…

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Paleo Stracciatella (Italian Egg Drop Soup)

This week, I had the opportunity to try fresh, frozen kelp from the coast of Maine. I’m excited to share my experience with you! Of course, I had to add my Italian twist, but check out how I did it and why kelp is the new best paleo ingredient. This recipe is an Italian-American adaptation…

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Gifts for People with Crohn’s and Colitis

As the holiday season approaches it’s only fitting to supply a list of what to get your loved one. Your loved one with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Sure, you can get them another sweater like everyone else. But why not say you care about them a little stronger. 7 Gifts to Buy for Crohn’s and Ulcerative…

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Carrot Pumpkin Soup

Have I gone overboard on the pumpkin recipes? I think not.  The weather is starting to cool down in Connecticut. That can only mean one thing. Soup season! I love this recipe because it’s easy and comforting. Not only that, but adding carrot brings sweetness to this soup AND there are a lot of benefits of carrots.…

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Rustic Pan-seared Lamb Chops

A rustic meal is the perfect wear-your-PJs-on-Sunday-night-at-dinner type of Italian masterpiece. This lamb dish is perfect for those who are new to lamb and unsure how to prepare it. I’ve simplified it without jeopardizing the flavor and integrity of the meat. It’s also sure to satisfy professional lamb eaters who enjoy a fatty comfort meal. Professional…

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A Letter From My Colon

 Dear Laura, What’s up!? It’s your colon. Since you’re in remission I’m kind of bored, so I am writing to you to express my gratitude and share some stories. I haven’t been the nicest organ to you. In fact, I’m pretty shitty. Har har har. I have your sense of humor too! You have been…