Focaccia Bread

Focaccia Bread on chef-in-training.com ...This bread is so delicious and very easy to whip up! It is a great side dish to any Italian meal!

Focaccia Bread is one of my absolute favorite sides to any Italian meal. I have never gotten around to making it for myself but am so glad I finally did. This recipe comes from the Taste of Home Winning Recipes cookbook. This cookbook was given to me by my mom and is one I always find […]

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup!... Perfect for the cooler days! It is one of my absolute favorite soups! #soup #recipe

Now that fall is making its way into my life and the weather is cooling down, I am totally happy and content to make soup :)  Soup is wonderful… particularly this soup. Fact about my husband: He hates tomatoes.  Why?  I will never know.  I used to as a kid, but my adult tastebuds have […]

Spinach Pesto

Spinach Pesto!... Throw all the ingredients in the blender and you end up with an amazing spread/topping for sandwiches or pasta dishes!  This is a family favorite!

I adore pesto. Plain and simple fact. It is SO easy to make and I love to throw it on or in so many different things.  I love my family’s version because it incorporates spinach, adding a great flavor and saving a bit on money. It still uses basil, but not tons of it.  Basil […]

Creamy Alfredo Spinach Artichoke …

Creamy Alfredo Spinach Artichoke Chicken Pasta!... Combines so many great flavors in one easy dish!

If I am going to sit down to Italian food, 9 times out of 10 it will contain Alfredo sauce.  I can’t get enough of it! This meal was absolutely wonderful!  It combined all the things I love on my favorite pizza into pasta form… making it SO EASY!  I whipped this up in literally […]

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta

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Sometimes we are all in need of a little inspiration when it comes to dinners.  Last week, I posted on my Facebook Page, that I had chicken but was wondering what to make with it.  Several of you gave amazing ideas and one of them in particular popped out at me… Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta! […]