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

Recipes our Moms Make Better Than Us

As my team and I gathered around to discuss potential Mother’s Day blogs, we came to the same conclusion: We all have that 1 recipe our moms passed down to us that we just can’t get exactly right. We’ve read … Continue reading

Mini Caprese Skewers

    INGREDIENTS: 1 lb red or yellow cherry or pear tomatoes, preferably heirloom 1 cup small basil leaves 1 lb bocconcini packed in water extra-virgin olive oil, or truffle oil for a twist fleur de sel   METHOD: Thread … 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

Cherry Tomato, Mint, Asparagus, and Gruyere Frittata

INGREDIENTS: (SERVES 4-6) **You’ll need: electric mixer 8 extra-large eggs ½ cup light cream ½ cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano ½ cup grated Gruyere ½ cup basil leaves, torn into bite-sized pieces plus a few sprigs for garnish ½ cup mint leaves, … Continue reading

Winter Entertaining Recipes: Zia Laura’s Soup

Happy Monday! I’m thinking of getting behind the #MeatlessMonday movement. One of my favorite ways to go meatless is to indulge in a rich vegetarian soup. This is a tasty treat whether you’re vegetarian not… and in the winter months is … Continue reading