Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Cake

This weekend marks my first Mother’s Day (yay!) and both of our parents are coming to Brooklyn to celebrate with us over lunch. I wanted to make a light dessert that really felt like springtime, and thought a cake with lemon and blueberries would be perfect. In addition to the lemon and blueberries, I added fresh ricotta to give a…
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Sweet and Spicy Sausage Lasagna

I’m officially back in the kitchen after welcoming my son Jack into the world on December 27! It was great to be able to devote my time to him for so many weeks, but I am now so happy to be cooking again. After all of these weeks, I knew my first post back had to be my Sausage Lasagna,…
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Chocolate Breakfast Scones

If you’ve taken a look at the “Sweets” section of my site, you can tell I really love chocolate. The other day, I had a chocolate craving but it wasn’t even 8am, so I decided to make something breakfast appropriate with chocolate so I didn’t feel so bad eating it that early! And with that came these Chocolate Breakfast Scones.…
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Focaccia alla Barese

I recently connected with Rossella Rago, author of the Cooking with Nonna cookbook, and she was kind enough to send me a copy (thanks, Rossella!). The cookbook features over 100 classic Italian recipes (such as Sicilian Rice Balls, Fried Calamari, Ricotta Cookies), along with advice and stories from 25 Italian grandmothers. Such a fun and sweet concept! There are SO…
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