Farmhouse Bolognese

Growing up in an Italian family, I learned fast that sauce is SERIOUS business. So when I tasked myself with creating this recipe I knew it had to be just right... otherwise I'd never hear the end of it from my Mum! Pasta is a reminder that meals don't always have to be complicated & that … Continue reading Farmhouse Bolognese

Homemade Grenadine

In my honest opinion, “Grenadine” is often used loosely when it comes to the so-labeled items lining the shelves in your local grocer or even liquor store. Sure, there are a few decent brands that actually use pomegranate juice; however, there’s usually cherry juice hiding in there as well. Furthermore, most brands don't even use … Continue reading Homemade Grenadine

Triple Chocolate Amaro Brownies

WARNING: if you aren’t ready for fall, stop reading now 😉 Guys - I freaking LOVE everything about fall! The weather, the changing of the leaves, our fireplace, harvest @ the farm (which is quickly approaching!), THE COOKING & it means I actually want to BAKE because our house isn't a trillion degrees.  Queue these … Continue reading Triple Chocolate Amaro Brownies

Homemade Mayonnaise

Ahh Paris...  The Farmer & I recently returned from a week abroad & I don't know what it is, but there is just something about Europe that gets your creative juices flowing again!  While I was feeling European & "fancy" I decided to whip up a batch of my homemade mayonnaise - which is just … Continue reading Homemade Mayonnaise

Farm Fresh Pesto

Although it’s quite possible that I’ve been secretly (or not so secretly) counting down to fall (swoon!) there are just some things about summer I sure will miss once the crisp fall air is here to stay. One of them is farm fresh (or farmers market!) summer veggies & herbs!  Every year I tell myself … Continue reading Farm Fresh Pesto