Italian Grilled Asparagus with Lemon

INGREDIENTS:  2 lbs medium size asparagus, trimmed 1 tsp lemon zest 1 tsp EVOO Himalayan sea salt & freshly ground pepper to taste METHOD: Add asparagus to a pot of boiling salted water and blanch for one minute. Using tongs … 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

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

Gemelli Principessa with Spring Asparagus

  INGREDIENTS: (Serves 4-6)  1 tbsp plus 1 tsp kosher salt 2 large bunch small or medium asparagus 1 lb imported gemelli or fusilli 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil ½ cup pine nuts, toasted (some reserved for garnish) 1 … Continue reading

Sparkling Watermelon Dessert

  INGREDIENTS: (SERVES 6-8) You will need an electric mixer 18 oz. full-fat, plain Greek yogurt ¼ cup sugar 2 egg whites ¾ cup heavy cream juice of 1 lemon 1 small seedless watermelon, cut into 1” cubes Maldon sea … Continue reading

Avocado Bruschetta

Some of the best recipes are whipped up almost by accident and completely on the fly! Last week I had a few friends over for a casual dinner, and served up a rich avocado and burrata bruschetta. The creaminess of … Continue reading