I really do love creamy shrimp and pasta dishes but don't eat them often because I know they are not the healthiest option, especially if I'm watching my weight. Dishes such as those can come with a huge calorie count that can blow your diet in one single meal. Here is a healthier version that will wow you with […]
At first glance you may think: why would someone possibly need special instructions for cleaning their toaster oven? I suppose it might seem weird since most people already have lots of appliances and surfaces in their kitchens that need regular cleaning. So why are specific cleaning instructions warranted in this case? Because the glass door on your toaster oven can literally […]
Bruschetta has been made in Italy for many hundreds of years. It may surprise some people to know what may qualify as bruschetta. Although most Italian-American restaurants tend to use almost identical recipes that include tomatoes, garlic, cheese and onions the earliest bruschetta recipes pre-date the introduction of tomatoes to Italy.
So what exactly is bruschetta? Quite simply, […]
The first known reference to lasagna dates back to Medieval Italy. It was very different from the dish we know and love today. For one thing, there were no tomatoes in Italy at that time and therefore no tomato sauce. Instead the noodles were simply topped with grated hard cheeses and spices then tossed in a bit of […]
Sure, you could absolutely just waltz into a store and buy some really gorgeous holiday ornaments and hang them on your tree and around the house. And yes, that probably would give a cheery holiday feel to your home. But it's nothing compared to the special feeling you'll get from making your own holiday ornaments with your […]