Ever since my husband and I took a cooking class at Montese Cooking Experience in San Gimignano, Italy for our honeymoon in 2018, I have been itching to make homemade ravioli. This recipe is loosely based off of the ravioli we made in the class, which was in-cred-ible. If you ever have the chance to make it to San Gimignano, I highly recommend taking this cooking class – the instructor, Mauro was so sweet and incredibly knowledgeable.
Happy Thursday! I came across this recipe for Parmesan and spinach orzo on Chung-Ah’s blog over at Damn Delicious, and knew I had to make it. The creamy pasta was full of flavor and the perfect side dish. Luckily, the recipe made a lot of leftovers, so I was able to bring the orzo for lunch all week. :)
This savory and delicious soup is the perfect meal on a chilly, winter night. While very hearty, it’s also healthy, filled with vegetables and protein. The recipe makes a large pot of soup, leaving plenty of leftovers to bring for lunch at work or to eat again for dinner on a night when cooking sounds like too much effort.
I’ve definitely been taking advantage of having leftovers all week and don’t even mind eating this soup multiple days in a row. It offers a variety of textures, from the spinach to the lentils to the sausage, which all make for a fantastic and flavorful combination.
I’m always searching for healthy and savory recipes on the Internet. My mom and brother stumbled upon Robin Miller’s grilled chicken with brie and baby spinach salad recipe a year ago and it has stayed at the front of our cookbooks since. This chicken dish offers salty (bacon/pancetta) and bitter (vinegar) components with various textures, from crunchy (bacon/pancetta) to silky (Brie cheese). What’s even better than the flavor of this entrée is its simplicity. The total preparation and cook time is only about twenty minutes.
I was debating on a light and simple chicken dish to make for my family the other night when I flipped to this recipe in my cookbook. I hadn’t made the dish in a while and figured it would suit all of our requests. As usual, the meal was delectable.
If you want to make this recipe even healthier, feel free to leave off the Brie cheese (or use less) and the bacon/pancetta. Cheese or no cheese, the sauce is what really makes this dish dazzle!