My Take on the 4th of July Party

This summer I’m throwing my annual 4th of July party at the lake, and I can’t wait to spend a day relaxing with delicious food, friends & family. Here’s what I have on the menu this year: To Start July 4th is a long … Continue reading

Cooking on the Today Show- Quick Summer Dinner

My roasted cherry tomato sauce is perfect on pasta, steak, chicken or fish- and it’s a huge hit at dinner parties. It takes no time at all to make, but the simple fresh ingredients will make your mouth water! For … Continue reading

Top 5 gifts for Father’s Day

This is a “no tie” zone! Father’s day is right around the corner and instead of getting him yet another tie, give him what he really wants. Dads can be tough to shop for and I’ve been told that I’m … Continue reading

Mother’s Day Recipes

My good friends at CBS’ The Couch reached out to me for the perfect Mother’s Day brunch recipes- something to go along with my famous “Mom-osa.” I’ll be demonstrating these recipes LIVE on Friday, May 9th- So be sure to … Continue reading

Pebble Beach Food & Wine 2014

Wow, what a weekend! After a long winter in NYC, I was really looking forward to the Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival. While the weather didn’t cooperate exactly to my liking (I was hoping for that California sunshine!) it … Continue reading

NEW Donatella Product Line on HSN

Last year, I worked feverishly to bring you an original line of packaged goods and cookware and I can’t thank you enough for the support and feedback. I’m thrilled to be back Monday, February 10th (9am & 5pm EST) and … Continue reading

2014 Sun Winefest

This weekend marked the 11th annual Mohegan Sun Winefest, where I was invited to demo my Orecchiette and Broccoli Rabe and pass out Mama’s meatballs at the Chef Dine Around. We kicked off Friday night at Jasper White’s Summer Shack, … Continue reading

Enjoy Arts & Tastes, St. Petersburg, Florida

I just came back from the most amazing and exhausting weekend-  the first annual food and wine festival in St. Petersburg, Florida. My team of youngins’ had no idea what they were getting into. A trip to Florida for the … Continue reading