Linguine with Cauliflower Pesto Review


Recipe 41 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Okay so I made this one just long enough ago that you won’t be getting my freshest thoughts about this recipe and for that…I apologize. #momlife is real and well intentioned plans like blogging go up in smoke on a daily basis. I’ve learned to…

Eggplant and Three Cheese Calzone Review


Recipe 38 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman This is a wrap on the sandwich, tart and pizza chapter and I’m pretty sad about it! I learned a whole lot this chapter and per usual, she ended her chapters with a bang. This is not your typical calzone! Think, cheesy goodness inside delicious…

Everyday Margarita Pizza Review


Recipe 36 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman This grumpy looking margarita pizza is a tad bit embarrassing but I’m braving the eyebrow raises to bring you the reality of how junky this recipe went for me. I’m blaming my yeast because I can’t figure anything else out as to why it failed…

Broccoli Rabe Panini with Mozzarella Review


Recipe 33 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Another yummy sandwich to check off my list before this chapter shifts to tarts. I really enjoyed making this guy even though I made a mistake that made me laugh. My mistake…yeah that’s definitely not broccoli rabe. That’s broccolini. Why I thought they were the…

Ratatouille Sub Review


Recipe 32 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Wow was this a killer recipe! We just gobbled it right up and I’m trying to figure out when I can make it again!! The veggies in this were so well flavored and came together so deliciously with the buttery bread. It’s truly craveable! I…

Zucchini Ribbons with Almond Pesto Review


Recipe 19 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Yum guys! This recipe is yum. 10 points and all the stars…you’ve got to try this one if you don’t have a nut or almond allergy! The recipe was only a little time consuming with peeling the zucchini into ribbons but other then that the…

Italian Sausage and Squash Soup


“Silky, chunky, sweet, and spicy – this autumnal soup with an Italian accent is full of texture and flavor contrasts, yet is surprisingly simple to make. It’s a spectacular tribute to the season’s abundance of golden butternut squash.”¬† Definitely¬†their words…not mine! But it draws you in to the recipe doesn’t it?! My mom made this…