• 3 Cheese & Spinach Lasagna

    3 Cheese & Spinach Lasagna

    I found the inspiration for this recipe on Pinterest but adapted it to work with the ingredients I had on-hand. It takes less than 20 minutes to pull together, and then it can either sit in your refrigerator until you’re […]

     
  • Rosemary Honey Dijon Pork

    Rosemary Honey Dijon Pork

    This marinade is equally delicious on both pork and chicken, and really simple to pull together. When the weather is nice, I usually grill the meat to get that delicious smoky, caramelized flavor. In the winter, I like to roast […]

     
  • Easy Oven BBQ Ribs & Creamy Coleslaw

    Easy Oven BBQ Ribs & Creamy Coleslaw

    Easy Oven BBQ Ribs & Creamy Coleslaw BBQ Ribs are one of my favorite summertime meals. Unfortunately, we’ve got half a foot of snow on the ground here in Pennsylvania so grilling a rack of ribs isn’t really an option. […]

     
  • Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year from Cucina Mia! Things have been pretty busy around here this month – a new baby, holiday celebrations, and capping off the year with a 6 week visit from my sweet grandmother who came all the way […]

     
  • Spaghetti with Tuna and Green Olives

    Spaghetti with Tuna and Green Olives

    Oil packed tuna and salty green olives are a classic combination in Northern Italian cuisine. This is a great pasta dish to whip up if you’re in a hurry – the sauce comes together quickly while the pasta is cooking, […]

     
  • Chicken & Pancetta Wild Rice Soup

    Chicken & Pancetta Wild Rice Soup

    This is the perfect cold weather soup – hearty, rich and filling. There’s nothing really light about it between the butter, pancetta and heavy cream, but it’s ok to indulge every once in a while (right?!). Fresh toasted bread is […]

     
  • Sweet & Crunchy Chicken Salad

    Sweet & Crunchy Chicken Salad

    This recipe for chicken salad is really easy to make, but don’t be fooled by its relatively simple ingredients. The combination of Dijon and vinegar give the dressing a tangy bite, and the cranberries and walnuts provide depth of flavor […]

     
  • Puff Pastry Tartes

    Puff Pastry Tartes

    Puff pastry is a staple in my freezer because it’s a great base layer for quick appetizers or desserts. I especially like to keep extra on hand around the holidays for those times when friends and family come to visit […]

     
  • Sauteed Green Beans with Fresh Tomatoes

    Sauteed Green Beans with Fresh Tomatoes

    This is a classic Italian side dish that is often served at holiday meals. The tomato sauce is the same as my basic homemade tomato sauce, just made with different tomatoes. Feel free to substitute cherry or grape tomatoes if […]

     
  • Tuscan Ham & White Bean Soup

    Tuscan Ham & White Bean Soup

    This soup is a cinch to put together and so hearty for the Fall and Winter months. Paired with thick slices of warm Italian bread, it makes a great lunch or light dinner and reheats so well the next day, […]

     
 

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