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Winter Wonderlamb Voting Sweepstakes & a recipe for Australian Lamb Bolognese

***UPDATE*** Now until December 15th you can vote for your favorite #AussieLambMiami dish from each of the chefs listed below and be entered for a chance to win a $200 gift card redeemable at The Dutch, OTC, Meat Market, L’echon Brasserie, or EDGE Steak and Bar. Great restaurants!! All you have to do is vote, […]

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Zucchini parmesan

When it comes to parm, why should chicken and eggplant get all the glory? I happen to love zucchini (and I also received a ton in my organic co-op box) so instead of making my usual, tired zucchini recipes I decided to give this a shot and it worked out wonderfully! I didn’t use breadcrumbs, […]

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Rigatoni with spicy sausage, sweet mini peppers, & broccoli

I’m not a huge sausage fan (there’s a joke in there somewhere) but this dish really surprised me because I liked it so much!! The sweet mini peppers sautéed with garlic and onions offset the spicy, crumbled Italian sausage and the broccoli gave it a little extra crunch and nice contrasting touch of color. It […]

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Spring risotto

Today is the first day of Spring and loads of people on social media are pretty excited about it. In Miami, it’s just another warm, humid, sunny day. As a teacher what really excites me is that today is my last day of work for the next ten days. As a home cook what really […]

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Gnocchi with a mushroom cream sauce

I’m on a carb kick. No, seriously. I’ve literally had pasta or gnocchi every day this week. Do I feel guilty? Nope, not one bit! And neither should you! I was raised in a pasta-focused household so I was never indoctrinated with this American mentality of “low-carb” this and “low-calorie” that. I was raised with […]

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Three pasta dishes that take 20 minutes or less!

Let’s face it, everyone is always complaining how there isn’t enough time in the day, including me! When we arrive home we are tired, the kids are cranky and hungry, the dog needs to be walked, the laundry won’t wash itself,  and after a bit that Chinese delivery food is looking like a reallllly good […]

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Spaghetti alle vongole (spaghetti with clams)

This is one of my favorite pasta dishes. It’s only got a few ingredients but it packs a lot of flavor (if done correctly) and is great for summer entertaining. I think some people might be intimidated about buying clams and cooking them, especially if it’s your first time, but it’s really quite easy and […]

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