Italian

Italian Smother Pork Chops

Italian Smothered Pork Chops

Oh boy, these Italian Smothered Pork Chops are not for the faint of heart.   You’ll need to start getting these ready a couple…

tuna stuffed pepper food gawker

Peppers Stuffed with Tuna, Anchovies and Capers

Peppers stuffed with Tuna, Anchovies and Capers are truly unique and just wonderful.  I got the idea for these a couple years ago, we…

shrimp and artichoke linguine

Linguine with Shrimp and Artichokes

The Loon and I just love pasta.   One of our favorites is linguine with shrimp and artichokes.  This is one of those dishes…

Risi e Bisi Feature

Risi e Bisi

Remember having ‘Risi e Bisi’ as a kid growing up?  Really, you don’t?  Well, to be honest, neither did the Loon or me, he…

Chicago-style deep dish pizza

Chicago-Style Deep Dish Pizza

What can we say about Chicago-Style Deep Dish Pizza?  Well, honestly, both the Loon and I are crazy about New York Pizza.   But…

Authentic Chicken Picatta

Authentic Chicken Picatta

Okay…so this is a living, breathing blog…created by two human beings:  Kris & Wesley.  And dammit…mistakes can happen.   We had finished taking shots…

Fresh linguine

Fresh Linguini

Fresh linguine is easy and delicious.  Use this in your favorite pasta dishes.  Boxed pasta is really just fine, and I use it all…

Risotto with roasted chicken, butternut squash and asparagus

Risotto with Roasted Chicken, Butternut Squash and Asparagus

Risotto with Roasted Chicken, Butternut Squash and Asparagus is divine.  I make this with sauteed pancetta and toasted pine nuts.  Be sure to use…

Classic Penne Alla Vodka

Classic Penne Alla Vodka

Classic Penne All Vodka: This dish is one of mine and the Loon’s all-time favorite.  Be sure to use home-made marinara, it really makes…

Braised Escarole with Cannellini Beans

Braised Escarole with Cannellini Beans

Serve this traditional Italian dish as an amazing salad to start a meal or as a wonderful side dish.  The warmth and flavor combination…