READ::WATCH::LISTEN::FOLLOW#3 {a linkup}

Welcome back to the monthly linkup where we talk about all the things we’ve been currently reading, watching, listening and following. ::READ:: It took me a while, but I did…

Fall Fashion Find: olive pants

  Joining in with The Blended Blog’s linky party where we are sharing our fall fashion finds. I have been looking for some colored denim-like pants but I wasn’t having…

3 Reasons to Visit Sicily {Reason #2: Geography)

Last week I shared Reason Number One for visiting Sicily. Reason Number Two is for all the beautiful geography and nature that is found on this island! If you are an outdoor…

3 Reasons to Visit Sicily {Reason #1}

Since my parents live in Sicily for part of the year, visiting them is an important reason for me to visit Sicily. When I was in college I would return twice…

Macerated Strawberries {recipe}

It’s the last day of the Write 31 Days Challenge! My plan was to end with a dessert since it’s the last course. I bought the strawberries and lemon needed…

Eggplant that is grilled, then marinated with garlic and spices.

Grilled Eggplant {recipe}

Eggplant is one of those classic Italian vegetables. Think of Eggplant Parmigiana. So Italian, right? Sicilian cooking uses this veggie a lot and one of my favorite ways of eating…

Make roasted peppers at home!

Roasted Peppers {recipe}

Another quintessential Italian vegetable is the pepper. Red pepper, yellow peppers and even green peppers make their say into all sorts of dishes. I love them both grilled and pan…

Spicy Carrots {recipe}

One of my favorite side dishes my mom makes is carote all’insalata or carrot salad. Since they are cooked and not salad-like at all, I’ll call them spicy carrots because…

Make delicious homemade pizza!

Pizza at Home!!! {recipe}

It’s Thirsty Thursday around these parts. That means $1 wine or beer and $2 slices of cheese pizza at Al’s Pizza ($1 after 8:00). Sometimes, when the day is busy…

The best pan fried potatoes ever!

Pan Fried Potatoes

Yesterday I shared my recipe for chicken cutlets and I served them for dinner accompanied by pan fried potatoes. There are several different ways we like to eat potatoes but…