Fresh white fish, shrimp, clams and mussels in a slow simmered tomato broth with garlic, bell pepper, shallot, parsley, cilantro, chardonnay, real butter AND SPANISH CHORIZO of course! Served with crispy sea salted tostones and white rice { not me, I just want an entire bowl full of this awesomeness} I love the briny oceany … Continue reading Ciao-ppino!~


Vegetarian Spinach & Ricotta Lasagna

At the moment, the fam and I are exploring a few vegetarian dishes and mixing things up a bit. My older son is considering becoming vegetarian/ pescatarian so we are trying to be supportive and make sure he has plenty to eat!  That being said, I am sitting at my desk considering a ribeye with … Continue reading Vegetarian Spinach & Ricotta Lasagna

Hot Tamale! Hot Tamale!

I totally love tamales. Like yes please, all day all night, anytime any day. 🙂 When I was younger my mom (who is a lover of all things spicy and a mexican food aficionado) introduced me to these little delightful bundles of pure bliss and I just cant seem to get enough ever since. These … Continue reading Hot Tamale! Hot Tamale!

~Holy Pazole!~

The cure for everything, is right here in this pretty little bowl. This traditional Mexican sopa is filled to the brim with heart healthy ingredients and antioxidants as well as feel good spices and all over comfort. Chicken is simmered in tomato, broth, white wine, herbs and garlic and then laden with chile, hominy and … Continue reading ~Holy Pazole!~

Peruvian Chicken with Aji Verde Sauce

This roasted chicken dish is loaded with latin inspired spices and marinated over night. Heavy notes of chile and paprika give it a lovely redish color and hints of smoke. I am a firm believer in 'never to much garlic' and we've also added lime, cumin, sea salt, cilantro, olive oil and red pepper. My … Continue reading Peruvian Chicken with Aji Verde Sauce

Papi’s Homemade Meatballs :)

Came home the other night to one of my favorite dishes. Hand shaped beef and pork meatballs in a rustic marinara with shallot, garlic, fresh herbs, parmesan, tomato and sherry. Served over gluten free pasta with a side of fresh tomato mozzarella caprese salad.  My husband William made this delicious meal and helped me stage … Continue reading Papi’s Homemade Meatballs 🙂

Blistered Tomatoes

This. Just.Happened. Yep. FML ( in such a fabulous way) Blistered Grape, Marzano,Sunburst, Vine Ripe and Sundried Tomatoes with a Heavy Splash of Chardonnay, Hand Picked Herbs, Garlic, Shallot, Olive Oil and Sea Salt.  Roasted in a Cast Iron Pan for 20 Minutes and Then Topped with Buffalo Mozzarella and Creamy Goat Cheese. Hi Broiled … Continue reading Blistered Tomatoes