Category: Pasta

Yuzukosho & Chicken Peperoncino

Yuzukosho & Chicken Peperoncino

A light flavored dish full of umami; but with a a little sour & spicy aroma from Yuzukosho. The sweetness from the cherry tomatos balances out the heat and flavor. This recipe is an arrangement from my grandma’s favorite dish, yuzukosho chicken.

Vegan Italian Stuffed Shells

Vegan Italian Stuffed Shells

Just like my Nonna made it, but completely dairy-free! A healthier, harmless way to enjoy this Italian Classic with a delicious almond based ricotta filling and homemade Chicago-style sweet basil gravy. Nobody will know it’s vegan.. that’s the best part!

Pasta Mezz

Pasta Mezz

This is a delicious and versatile pasta dish that is a family favorite for all seasons. You can substitute the sausage with shrimp or chicken if you would like, or change the peppers…The options are endless!

Perfect Pierogis

Perfect Pierogis

After marrying into a Polish family, I quickly discovered pierogis were a mainstay. This recipe was handed down to me by my mother-in-law. I added a little “Mel” to it, and….perfect pierogis!

Sausage, Mushrooms and Peppers, Oh My!

Sausage, Mushrooms and Peppers, Oh My!

A fabulous quick and easy week night recipe that will please everyone in the family. Using familiar ingredients that are budget friendly this recipe will let you end the day with a comforting bowl of pasta that has a kick of flavor which will warm you like a hug.

Nonna’s Vegan Sausage Lasagna

Nonna’s Vegan Sausage Lasagna

A heartwarming, home cooked Italian staple that’s 100 percent vegan, and 100 percent “nonna” approved! This flavorful dish will fool anyone into thinking that it’s “the real deal” packed with protein, sweet basil gravy, almond ricotta, melty “mozzarella” and fennel-stuffed plant based sausage.