Tag Archives: Italian sausage

Pizza Meatball Sliders

Tweet So I’m in! Not that I’m not still living out of boxes but at least the apartment is coming together. It looks like a bomb went off in my living room and kitchen. I need to get that area wrapped up so I can start cooking with my new stove! I know I’m wayyyy [...]

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Creamy Rigatoni w/ Italian Long Hots & Sausage

Tweet So this pasta came about while I was hastily walking through the food store & passing through the produce section I glanced over & saw a package of Italian Long Hots. I had to get them. When I was younger my grandparents grew their own, they’d roast them up & we’d have them as an addition [...]

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Roasted Garlic Baked Penne Primavera

Tweet This should really be called “The Kitchen Sink Baked Penne”. I realized I had a lot of veggies that I had used partially for other dishes and I was not going to let them go bad (like usual)! And I’m a pasta crazed girl, blame it on my mom. She got me hooked. So [...]

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Primavera Vegetable Risotto – Tastemaker

Tweet Recently I received a package jam packed with Bird’s Eye Chef’s Favorites, I was instantly intrigued by the delicious combinations that I was presented with. I knew one had me hooked on first site — the Lightly Sauced Primavera Risotto, made with carrots & peas in a creamy parmesan sauce. Just saying that is [...]

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Fried Polenta w/ Italian Sausage & Sherry Mushroom Sauce

Tweet If you didn’t already know, polenta is a dish made from boiled cornmeal. When cooked creamy it looks a bit like cheesy grits, to me at least. But it’s delicious…a little salt, a little butter, I’m a happy camper.  There are so many different ways to make a dish out of polenta, last night I [...]

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Sausage, Peppers & Onions w/ Homemade Marinara

Tweet It’s probably not any different for you guys, Memorial Day weekend was basically one long feast. We grilled with my fam on Friday, went to Gyu-Kaku on Saturday, attended PicNYC Sunday then had a BBQ at our place Monday. Usually I go all out when I’m hosting but by the time the BBQ came [...]

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The Review: Bocca Restaurant & Bar

Tweet Last Friday I had the pleasure of dining at Bocca Restaurant & Bar located at 39 E 19th St (b/w Park & Bway). Notice that I said pleasure…the night was fantastic from start to finish (including our extremely Italian waiter who had the accent to go with it). Maybe not on the scale of [...]

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