Baked Empanadas

A healthier version of your favorite fried empanadas, these ones aren’t too difficult and you can fill them with whatever your heart desires. I’m hosting dinner for some friends tonight and I’ve been slaving away in the kitchen since I got up this morning. Why did three different fillings sound like a good idea?! While the…

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Ricotta Gnocchi

Another easy dinner you can make from scratch in about an hour. Why not make your own instead of buying the pre-made kind? I don’t bother to create the traditional fork ridge pattern on my gnocchi, I just leave them plain jane and give them a quick sautee. This one is sure to satisfy your…

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Banana Upside Down Cake

There’s some seriously sticky humid weather going on here this week, wow. We haven’t had to have the air conditioning on more than the odd day or so pretty much all summer (which tells you how ‘summer’ has been for us up here) but this week it’s necessary. It’s been a scorcher of a season…

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