Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup in Bowl with Artisan Bread @allourway.com

Usually people associate soups with cold, dreary, wintry days but our Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup is so light we eat it year round. Chicken noodle soup is probably the tops in comfort food and who doesn’t need a little comfort throughout the year? This is simply a version of that soup.  It’s funny, but when […]

Triple Mushroom Ravioli with Cheese

Triple mushroom ravioli with ricotta and Parmesan cheese @allourway.com

It wasn’t until we were given a ravioli maker for Christmas, quite a few years ago, that we discovered the joy and ease of making our own ravioli . . . . . .  ravioli such as the Triple Mushroom Ravioli with Cheese.  Our children decided a ravioli maker was a perfect gift. They knew […]

Salty Sweet Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies drizzled with chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt @allourway.com

Sometimes a recipe,  such as Salty Sweet Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies,  doesn’t need an introduction or a lot of fanfare.   The rich ingredients speak for themselves.   The nutty aroma of the brown butter and the chocolate will beckon you to take a taste of the baked cookie . . . or cookies.   The smell […]

Fagioli al Forno – Italian Baked Beans

Fagioli al Forno - Italian Baked Beans with Pasta @allourway.com

Fagioli al Forno -Italian Baked Beans – is a popular Northern Italian Dish. In honor of my mamma who really loved Pasta Fagioli, we decided to add pasta to the baked beans recipe. Beans have always been a popular peasant food, but, during the Renaissance, Catherine de Medici wanted to refine Italian cuisine, and beans fell […]

Herbed Lemon Quinoa with Spinach

Healthy herbed lemon quinoa with spinach allourway.com

Sometimes you just need a great tasting side like Lemon Herbed Quinoa with Spinach { Quinoa con Erbe, Limone e Spinaci}  to go along with a fantastic entree such as Spicy Baked Sea Trout in Lemon Sauce. We wanted our starch in a co-starring role certainly not upstaging the delicious entree.  The taste of this recipe […]

Spicy Baked Sea Trout in Lemon Butter Sauce

Spicy Baked Sea Trout in Lemon Butter Sauce @allourway.com

Fishing down south was poor this year compared to last year,  but we did manage to bring home some beautiful sea trout, flounder and whiting fillets.   Most days we got up at  5 am, hurried through breakfast and were at the Gulf shore with the live shrimp bait ready to catch some fish.   Why did […]

The Stud Muffin — a Winner

Stud Muffin in a souffle dish -- studded with Gruyère, cooling on a rack @allourway.com

After many weeks the search was over, I’d found what I hoped would be my winner — the Stud Muffin. The Stud Muffin was exactly what I was looking for . . . something different . . . a little provocative . . . but with all the delicious ingredients of a top notch candidate. […]

Italian Peas with Mushrooms

Italian peas with mushrooms, sauteed onion, garlic and seasoned with Tuscan seasoning @allourway.com

Easter would not seem like Easter if we didn’t serve my mamma’s Italian Peas with Mushrooms {Piselli italiani con funghi}. She loved preparing the Easter dinner for our family and we knew that on her well prepared table we would find the tasty Italian peas.   Once she and papá became older we enthusiastically took on […]

Roasted Herbed Leg of Lamb – Arrosto di Agnello con Erbe

Roasted herbed leg of lamb cooked medium rare ready to be plated @allourway.com

Roasted Herbed Leg of Lamb {Arrosto di Agnello con Erbe} is the traditional meat for Easter in our Italian household. We’ve tried different methods of cooking the leg of lamb,  but using thyme, rosemary, sage and garlic is our favorite.  The herbs and simple seasoning of kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper lets the taste of […]