Ham and Spring Vegetable Ricotta Quiche

This recipe is another one that I’ve developed for Pure Taste Recipes.   I don’t have many words for this post. Honestly, words have been difficult lately.  It could have something to do with the fact that it’s the week before spring break and I teach middle schoolers… Or it could have something to do…

Polenta Grilled Cheese and taking risks…

Here’s the thing, (a common saying in my family, one that really is just the precursor to many “things”), life is about taking risks.  In my world, risks are calculated, planned, and always come with a “to-do” list before said risk can be executed. I’ve never been the type of person to “jump first, think…

Easy Skillet Lemon Chicken

This blogging journey has been an interesting one, thus far.  Originally when I started writing my blog about 5 years ago, it was for the sake of writing a blog.  I really had no idea (and still don’t) the amount of work, time and effort that would be required to operate this tiny space on…

Steak Pizzaiole

I was the kid who had a dinner bell.  There, glad I could get that off my chest.  Dinner bells do not just appear, no, they are procured out of a need.  Growing up I, along with my neighborhood friends, would stay out until all hours playing.  It didn’t matter what we played, just that…

Pasta Beans (Pasta Fagioli)

I have started and restarted this post about 10 times in the last 5 days.  For some reason I haven’t been able to find the words to match this dish.  Finally, as I tried again this morning, I decided that I wasn’t going to worry about finding the right words, because many times, there are…