Spaghetti and Shrimp in a Creamy Tomato Sauce

There's nothing I love more than spending a cozy night in with an extra large bowl of comforting spaghetti! Whenever I eat spaghetti it really does bring me back to childhood. It was the first dish I learned to make and I'll never forget it....

Penne Pasta in a Creamy Sherry Tomato Sauce

My mom's side is Italian so I did grow up on a lot of Italian style dishes including lots of pasta! I have a pretty big weakness for pasta. Especially when it's dosed in a rich and creamy sauce. For this dish, I created a luxuriously...

Picnic Series: Battery Park City

I am so excited that the weather is getting warmer because there is nothing I love more than eating outdoors. Whether it's eating brunch outside at a restaurant or creating my own meal and heading over to a park, there is something about being in the...

Patriotic Pasta

What better way to ring in the fourth than with a family gathering and a delicious meal decked out in all the right colors. This easy to do ravioli recipe will help make any dinner table festive. Each ravioli is stuffed with a simple, yet...

Pistachio Pesto Pasta

Nothing beats the scent of fresh basil filling up the kitchen. When you make a pesto and begin to crush the delicate green leaves together with olive oil and salt the aroma naturally releases and fills the air. I wanted to change things up and...

Alex Guarnaschelli’s Farfalle Pasta Salad

About a month back I attended a book signing for Alex Guarnaschelli’s new cookbook Old-School Comfort Food at Fish’s Eddys. The book itself is well designed. The nostalgic looking pattern on the bind of the book looks as if it came straight off the walls...

Taste of Italy: Pear and Pecorino Cheese Ravioli

[caption id="attachment_110" align="alignleft" width="334"] Pear and Pecorino Cheese Ravioli[/caption] During college, I spent a semester abroad in Florence, Italy. While I enjoyed soaking up all the breath taking art and architecture located at an eyes glance in Florence, I especially enjoyed the amazing flavors and dishes...