Mushroom Risotto Stuffed Peppers { Peperoni ripieni di risotto ai Funghi}

Mushroom Risotto Stuffed Peppers @allourwaycom

 Mushroom Risotto Stuffed Peppers {Peperoni Ripieni di Risotto ai Funghi} is a dish you’ll want to enjoy time and again. The addition of the portobello and white mushrooms gives the risotto a rich earthy flavor. Stuffing this delicious combination into sweet bell peppers and then adding a touch of Parmesan cheese on top just made the […]

Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

Parmesan Roasted Broccoli with Garlic, Lemon and Sunflower Seeds

The two broccoli heads nicely aging in the refrigerator drawer were meant for a recipe other than the Parmesan Roasted Broccoli. The broccoli was supposed to make a kind of pesto that I would make with chicken. Well, time passed and the poor broccoli was reaching middle age — not good for the nutritional value or the […]

Easy Corn, Tomato, Zucchini Sauté

Corn, Tomato, Zucchini Sauté seasoned with garlic, basil and fresh lime @

The recipe for the Easy Corn, Tomato, Zucchini Sauté began with the need to use  up some of the vegetables in the fridge. The vegetable drawers were overflowing in the kitchen refrigerator as well as the extra fridge in the garage. You see, my problem with summer vegetables and fruits are that they are so beautiful and […]

Italian Summer Salad With Basil Dressing

Italian Summer Salad with Basil Dressing and Roasted Sunflower Seeds

I’d planned on making our usual mixed salad this evening when the colorful pyramids of fresh vegetables at our local market talked me into making something different, something like an Italian Summer Salad with Basil Dressing.   Yes! Vegetables do talk to me — fruit too. Suddenly our typical salad didn’t seem the least bit appealing. […]

Cappuccino Gelato – Easy No Churn

Cappuccino Gelato no churn served with Tiramisu Cake with Zabaglione Cream @

Our daughters birthday has come and gone but the delicious memory of the Cappuccino Gelato and Tiramisu Cake with Zabaglione Cream that we made for her is still vivid in our minds and palates. This is the first time in many years that I didn’t make the Italian Cream Cake for her birthday. Her request was for […]

Pasta Calamari Capri

Calamari Capri with Pasta Seasoned with lemon, garlic, hot pepper flakes and capers

When we recall the Isle of Capri { KAH- pree} we remember a beautiful  lush paradise and a wonderful dish that we sampled there — Calamari {Italian for squid} with Lemon over Pasta.   Do you associate food with places you’ve been? It’s almost a game with us. Our daughter can tell you what she ordered, […]

Fried Polenta Appetizers

Fried Polenta Appetizers are Coated with Panko Crumbs

We may be giving you a break from another grilled recipe but these Fried Polenta Appetizers were fried outdoors. . . close to the grill. We have a deep fryer that we move outside to our “fry station”. Clean up is easy and there is no “fry” smell in the house. No matter where these little slices […]

Stuffed Grilled Zucchini-Zucchini Ripieni alla Griglia

Grilled Stuffed Zucchini with Mozzarella Cheese

Stuffed Grilled Zucchini or Zucchini Ripieni alla Griglia is more flavorful when it is cooked this way. Yes, I know. It is yet another recipe on the grill. But rest assured, should you want to bake this in the oven we will give directions for that too. These make a perfect appetizer (antipasto), or vegetable side (contorno).  The […]

Grilled Lime Marinated Mahi Mahi

Grilled Lime Marinated Mahi Mahi is made juicy and flavorful with the help of the marinade

We hope your aren’t getting tired of grilled recipes because here is another one — Grilled Lime Marinated Mahi Mahi. We weren’t kidding when we said we try to make as many meals using the grill as we can. It’s just too darn hot to turn on the oven or the stove.  One thing that we do, though, […]

Grilled Portabella Mushroom alla Caprese

Grilled portabella mushroom alla cappers ready to enjoy

Summertime is the best season for having lots of creative food choices such as this recipe for Grilled Portabella Mushroom alla Caprese.   The grape tomatoes are now ruby red ripe and so very sweet and juicy. The basil is fragrant and all you have to do is brush against it and the basil perfumes the air […]