By Holly V. Gray

Tag: Italian

Lentil Bolognese with Fettuccine and Rosemary

Lentil Bolognese with Fettuccine and Rosemary

Lentils replace the traditional ground beef in this hearty and fragrant version of an Italian classic but the real secret ingredient is the rosemary! And while dried herbs definitely have their place in  my life, this is a recipe where fresh is the only way […]

Peperonata and Goat Cheese Appetizer

Peperonata and Goat Cheese Appetizer

Are you ready for a super easy and tasty appetizer that requires zero cooking and only two ingredients? It doesn’t get much easier than this: Grab a 5oz. package of herbed chèvre (goat cheese) and an 8oz. jar of prepared peperonata, which can be found […]

Late Summer Vegetable and Polenta Torte

Late Summer Vegetable and Polenta Torte

We’re on edge of fall and it’s time to harvest the last of the summer vegetables from the garden! This hearty torte makes good use of some of the most popular home grown veggies and the presentation is nothing short of impressive. Late Summer Vegetable and […]

Meatless Meatball Subs

Meatless Meatball Subs

I recently had a craving for a meatball sandwich that just wouldn’t go away. Eventually, there was nothing left to do other than throw all previously made dinner plans out the window and address the situation. It was easy – just grabbed a package of […]

White Wine Alfredo Sauce

White Wine Alfredo Sauce

My husband could probably eat fettuccine Alfredo every day of his life and I’ve experimented with various combinations over the years.  Most were tasty, some were so-so, but this one has emerged as the clear favorite: Print Yum White Wine Alfredo Sauce Ingredients4 TBSP butter […]

Caprese Pasta

Caprese Pasta

I don’t know what it is lately, but I have been craving the simple and delicious flavor combination like crazy!  Sandwiches, salads, pizza… it was only a matter of time before pasta went into the mix.  Good thing I love caprese-anything because I now have […]

Crispy Polenta with Mushroom Ragout

Crispy Polenta with Mushroom Ragout

My husband and I both recently read the same book on the benefits of a gluten-free diet and decided to give it a try.  The results have been positive – I’ve dropped 5 lbs. in the last two weeks (It was 6.5 but I slipped). […]

Tuscan Bean Pasta

Tuscan Bean Pasta

This is one of those recipes that started out as one thing and morphed into something else in the process.  This was originally going to be a salad, of sorts and you could still serve it that way (just drain the tomatoes really well, or […]

Easy Eggplant Parmesan

Easy Eggplant Parmesan

Sometimes the simplest meals are the best!  We had this for dinner a few nights ago and it was so easy and so yummy.  Also super cheap! 1/2c Panko breadcrumbs, seasoned to taste with Italian seasoning red pepper flakes, to taste medium size eggplant, 4 […]


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