Pasta Linticchie

Cucina Aurora Pasta Linticchie

This hearty meal is quick and perfect for a cold autumn night. Lentils are legumes and like all beans bring prosperous energy to any meal. Combine this with your choice of pasta (even Gluten Free), a good sprinkle of sharp Romano or Asiago cheese, and a glass of red wine and you will have a […]

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Baked Spinach & Artichoke Dip

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Talk about a crowd pleaser! This dip can be made in advance or just a few minutes before your guest arrive. With creamy garlic dip as the base and melted cheese bubbling to perfection this dip is guaranteed to be the bell of the ball!

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Braised Pork Tenderloin

At the holidays, and every day for that matter, easy is the key component! This ridiculously easy pork tenderloin is perfect to impress your holiday guests or to spruce up your weeknight dinner. Serve with your favorite sides and enjoy! I must say it is a great match with our very own sweet potato and […]

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Pignoli cookies stuffed with Cannoli cream

Having a gluten allergy is just no fun. Especially when you walk into an Italian bakery! What a find when I went to a fabulous bakery in NY when I saw they had a gluten free Pignoli cookie stuffed with Cannoli cream! Why had I never thought of this??? Pignoli cookies are made with almond […]

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Spicy Veggie Tacos

AS SEEN ON WMUR’s COOKS CORNER Taco night is the best night of the week! I could eat Tacos in all their forms all the time. This version of vegetarian tacos is simple, spicy, savory and satisfying. With the hearty black beans you won’t even miss the meat. Try these for a fun and delicious […]

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Italian Style Grilled Cheese

There are a few things that I seem to always have in my kitchen.. Bread (or in my case GF bread), mozzarella cheese and Cucina Aurora olive oil. Although sometimes I run out of my own oil I do try to keep a bottle or two in the pantry in case of emergency. Sometimes, and […]

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Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Bread


On very cold snowy days, of which we have had WAY too many for my liking this winter, I like to bake. But let’s face it, there are only so many batches of cookies, and cupcakes you can make. what to do? Well…how about throwing some chili on the stove or slow cooker and whip […]

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Easy Salmon Cakes


AS SEEN AT THE WZID WOMEN’S EXPO Eating healthy never tasted so good. These salmon cakes are a healthy alternative to crab cakes and far more affordable made with pantry staples. Serve them on a bed of spring greens lightly dressed in fruity vinegar and our NEW Zesty Lemon Olive Oil and you have got […]

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Butternut Squash Soup

This soup is great for cold autumn nights. Although there are many ingredients it is a pretty simple soup! Make some and freeze it for lunches through the week or try serving this as a starter to your Thanksgiving Celebration and thank Mother Earth for a new spin on old traditions.

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