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Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

This tangled mess of words translates to “spaghetti with garlic and oil” in Italian. A traditional pasta dish originally from Napoli is …


Penne alla Vodka

The origins of penne alla vodka are mysterious and anonymous. There have been multiple claims to the invention of this rich and …


Arugula Carbonara with Sweet Corn

Carbonara is a traditional Italian pasta dish comprised of eggs, cheese, pancetta, and black pepper. Spaghetti is typically used as the pasta, …

heirloom tomatoes

Capellini Pomodoro with Heirloom Tomatoes

This year’s unseasonably warm temperatures in California afforded me the opportunity to harvest garden heirloom tomatoes through November. Capellini Pomodoro is easy …