Pasta

Cherry Tomato Pasta with Burrata

Cherry Tomato Pasta with Burrata

Summer vegetables make me so happy.  I love tomatoes in the summer.  This summer my daughter and I have a garden on our balcony and my tomato plants have grown so big and tall.  She loves being able to help go pick tomatoes even if […]

Creamy Lemon Angel Hair Pasta

Creamy Lemon Angel Hair Pasta

When I think light pasta my mind goes right to angel hair.  There is something about the thin noodles that makes me think of pasta as light, even if it’s in a creamy sauce.  I was in the mood for some “light” pasta the other […]

Cheesy Orzo with Roasted Tomatoes

Cheesy Orzo with Roasted Tomatoes

In the summer I love any recipe with tomatoes.  So gear up for more…. But for real I want to incorporate summer tomatoes into EVERYTHING.  My husband was making steak the other night and I was trying to figure out a good side dish to […]

Mexican Mac & Cheese

Mexican Mac & Cheese

On a ninety degree sunny day what is the first thing that comes to mind to cook?  Mac and cheese!  No?  Just me?  Ok not really but it was Father’s Day and the day was all about making my husband things HE liked which is […]

Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad

Summer is officially here.  I don’t know about you but in the summer I tend to eat way more salads.  I think the thought of eating piping hot food on a hot summer day is just too much.  This past weekend we were bbq’ing with […]

Roasted Veggie Pasta Primavera

Roasted Veggie Pasta Primavera

Spring is here.  Well really it feels like summer these days.  And with the change in season comes a change of in season vegetables.  The tomatoes are getting sweeter, asparagus, ramps and artichokes are in season.  I love cooking with these vegetables.  I love combining […]

Sheet Pan Ramen Noodles

Sheet Pan Ramen Noodles

I love making Asian food at home.  MSG and I don’t mix so I have a hard time eating Asian food out for this reason.  I like making simple meals that don’t take a lot of time to put together but have big flavor.  These […]

Creamy Parmesan Orzo

Creamy Parmesan Orzo

I have a few recipes that when I go home to visit my dad I request for him to make me.  His creamy parmesan orzo dish is one of them.  He used to make a huge pan of it when we were younger and we […]

Baked Feta Pasta (with Roasted Garlic)

Baked Feta Pasta (with Roasted Garlic)

We went to get feta at the store one night for Greek salads and it was sold out.  Apparently we missed the memo that baked feta pasta had gone viral on social media courtesy of the recipe from Finnish blogger Liemessa and her recipe for […]

Italian Inspired Mac & Cheese

Italian Inspired Mac & Cheese

  Hi, I am Karissa.  I am a carboholic.  If you are new to my blog then I am glad we got that out of the way.  For those of you who have been around you are well versed in my love for carbs but […]