April 19th, 2013
Best Spring Appetizer!!
I can’t help it. I just sort of try to turn every vegetable, weird or not, into pesto.
Fresh Pea Soup brought to you by my 5 year old daughter Pia…
For dinner, I made this wonderful Creamy Lemon Pasta with Bacon and Peas. It was the easiest thing- a 15 minute dinner! Not bad huh?
A beautiful and healthy Spring Salad to celebrate the end of Spring
In case you might be planning to have friends or family over this weekend, this is a light and lovely starter to a meal. It is bursting with late Spring flavors like favas, peas, mint and ricotta speckled with fresh chives.
In honor of St. Patricks day and because I feel Spring fast approaching, I was craving something fresh and green. I thought about Pizza, and about figuring out how to make a *bright* green pizza, or, well four different types of bright green Pizza!
Alphabet Soup “Letter Soup” as my daughter Pia calls it! This is a hearty vegetable and noodle soup perfect for kid’s lunches! (Or kids at heart! Feel free to sub in another small pasta!) Take advantage of the fresh vegetables that are in right now, and then use great quality vegetable stock and canned tomatoes….
Pasta with Pesto, Potatoes and Peas This is a super easy, great weeknight meal. The pasta and potatoes are filling, and the green peas and light basil keep it fresh and vibrant. It is also so kid friendly, and because it makes a generous portion, I have my girls eating it for lunch half the…
Spaghetti with Peas, Prosciutto and Parmesan Giant English peas are flooding our farmers markets up here. They are so late this year because of the terrible weather we have had. I can’t help but buy bags of them when I see them, it is so nostalgic to sit around shelling peas with your kids. That…