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 […]

Italian Easter Bread With Eggs

Italian Easter Bread with Colored Eggs @allourway.com

As long as I can remember,  my mamma would make an Italian Easter Bread {Corona pasquale}. She would twist long ropes of dough and then pinch the ends to form a ring. She then would nestle colored eggs in between the ropes. When I asked why she made our Italian Easter bread that way, she […]

Grilled Rosemary Chicken with Farro Risotto

Grilled Rosemary Chicken with Farro and Kale Risotto @allourway.com

As we were paging through our newest edition of Cooking Light, the recipe for Grilled Rosemary Chicken with Farro Risotto grabbed our attention. It was just up our alley — grilled meat with a creamy risotto-style side.   I was so excited! I knew this would be a perfect recipe to share with you. Well, […]

Steak Diane – Drama and Romance

Steak Diane with Spinach and Grape Tomato Saute @allourway.com

Steak Diane epitomized luxury and continental glamour in the trendy upscale restaurants of the 1950’s and ’60’s. Just picture “Mad Men” in mid-century New York City. . . . . . the glamour . . . the indulgence.   It’s post World War II,  diners want to indulge, they want to celebrate– dairy and meat […]

Pears Cooked in White Wine {Pere Al Vin Bianco}

Pears baked in white wine with vanilla Greek yogurt and toasted granola @allourway.comt

Pears Cooked in White Wine {Pere al Vin Bianco} is a recipe you can make when you want something really delicious but you don’t have the time to make an elaborate dessert. This recipe is so easy you can make it for two or twenty without too much trouble — that is as long as […]

Fresh Tuna with Caramelized Onions

fresh tuna with caramelized onions in skillet @ allourway.com

The recipe, Fresh Tuna with Caramelized Onions {Tonno con Cipolle Caramellate},  is an easy fish dish and by adding the caramelized onions simmered in vermouth it gives the seafood that special occasion taste. Fresh tuna is most frequently sold as steaks and it is the most “beef-like” of all fish due to its deep red color when […]