Posts tagged ‘italian’

January 22nd, 2012

Roasted Tomato and Garlic Sauce

by Lauren

A visit to Costco last week resulted in us acquiring a copious amount of these gorgeous tomatoes.


Our only dilemma was, soup or sauce?

Once I remembered how great the sweetness of roasted garlic pairs with an savory roasted tomato…we decided sauce.


This sauce poured over warm spaghetti with homemade meatballs and freshly grated parmesan.

You can’t beat it. This is comfort food at it’s finest, friends.


Toss the tomatoes in olive oil, herbs, salt and pepper.… Read more...

December 15th, 2011

A Very Merry Birthday!

by Chrissy

Oh hi there. I’m an old lady now. I’m officially 24 years old. I know what you’re thinking: Yikes.

But, with great friends, the most amazing food at my favorite restaurant, and the excitement of mine and Pearl’s joint birthday PJammy party this weekend, I’d say that it has been one of the best birthdays, yet!

At Enoteca Adriano, Chef Franco and his servers greeted me with one of the best gifts ever… the burrata special named … Read more...

October 24th, 2011

Campfire Spicy Italian Meats Panini

by Lauren

Chris and I just didn’t get enough camping in on our seven week road trip so we decided to go do some desert camping this weekend in Joshua Tree.

Feel free to scroll through the slideshow of our pictures below and then keep scrollin’ on down to see what deliciousness we had for dinner!


We had quite a nice little weekend away but really, what’s camping without some grub?

This tasty dinner …

October 11th, 2011

Antipasto Quinoa Salad

by Lauren

This has nothing to do with the above, but I have to tell you all something awesome.

We came across the following on Facebook Saturday night and knew we had to get to our favorite local restaurant, Enoteca Adriano, right away.



The burrata special with roasted pumpkin and candied pecans made our eyes pop out of our heads, our mouths drop open and then a simultaneous squeal ensued.

Well, Saturday night slipped away from us and we … Read more...

September 21st, 2011

Ferragosto 2011: Recap of Food and Fun

by Chrissy

Ferragosto: “A night were everyone’s Italian”

Hmm, great motto, but I think this one better fits our experience: “a place where everyone can dress in extravagant costume, sip on wine while preparing for your best auctioneering, and meanwhile, eating yourself silly.”


My friend Carrie and I did the latter, of course. Stuffing our faces is what we do best.

After visiting the Banco San Marco, we exchanged our real money for fake Euros and sipped on wine.… Read more...