Buttery and Flaky Branzino

cooked branzino

European sea bass (aka Branzino) is light, flaky and mildly sweet. It’s cooking time is fairly quick, which makes it great for a easy mid-week meal. Learn how to make this delicious fish using simple ingredients! If you’ve never had Branzino, you’re missing out! This white fish is native to the western European seas, but […]

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Hearty Veggie Frittata

veggie frittata

Frittata’s are traditionally made with leftovers from the previous night’s meal. That’s why this veggie frittata is perfect for a Sunday brunch! Combining simple vegetables with breakfast eggs to make the perfect meal. This veggie frittata was made with leftover vegetables from the previous day. This means that there are plenty more combinations to choose […]

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Fresh Zucchini Pasta

zucchini pasta

Zucchini can be used in so many ways, but my favorite way is blended into a thick and savory pasta sauce. Learn how to make this incredibly smooth pasta dish in a few easy steps using only fresh ingredients! If you’ve watched Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy then you’re familiar with his quest to find […]

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Crispy Fried Calamari

Is there anything better than Calamari? I’ll wait. Learn how to make this incredibly delicious dish that can be either an appetizer or an entrée! Calamari is made from squid and it’s served all over the coastline of Italy. Each region has a special way of preparing their batter, but one thing they can all […]

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Fettucini with Clams and Mussels

This dish is so simple yet full of flavor. If you love seafood, check out this recipe using everyday ingredients. Fettucini is a thick pasta rich in texture. When combined with clams and mussels, it absorbs the flavors of the seafood providing an extra boost of deliciousness. Ingredients (for a party of 4): 3-4 lbs […]

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Cheesy Chicken Parmesan

chicken parmesan

Chicken parmesan is layered with cheese and tomato sauce (and then more cheese) to create a gooey and sensational meal. Learn how to make this classic dish at home using fresh ingredients. Chicken parmesan or ‘la parmiggiana’ in Italian has all the ingredients of great Italian food. This meal is very filling and can be […]

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Tender Focaccia for the Modern Bread Lover

Focaccia is a delicious bread that is prepared in numerous ways all over Italy. This classic recipe is sure to delight your tastebuds and dress up any sandwich. I remember eating focaccia every day when I lived in Italy as a kid. My mother would buy it fresh at the supermarket because eating day-old-bread in […]

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Review: Local Barre, Uptown Hoboken

Uplifting core fitness classes in the heart of Hoboken, NJ. Hoboken, NJ (named the 6th borough by locals) is located directly across the Hudson river with stunning views of New York City. I’ve lived here for a year and a half and loved every minute! When I first moved here, I joined Planet Fitness and […]

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What I’ve Learned in NYC (So Far)

It’s been two months and “living the dream” has been full of happiness and insanity all at once. Here’s what I’ve learned so far: Not everyone will give their seat up on the subway for those who are super pregnant. No one will flinch if you start peeing right next to a group of summer […]

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