• Pasta with Asparagus

    Monday, 30th April 2018Tyler

    The other day I was staring into my pantry thinking, “what should I make today?” After opening the fridge five or six times and being majorly disappointed that the Keebler elves didn’t visit my fridge, I decided to be creative and create a dish I haven’t had nor seen for some time. I’m that moment it occurred to me Pasta with Asparagus. As a child, I’d help my parents in their garden. More than once they would send me out to grab a vegetable for dinner. I’m not sure about you but I love fresh carrots. But my parents didn’t…

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  • Tomato, Parmesan, and Prosciutto Fried Panini

    Sunday, 29th April 2018Tyler

    Gosh, I’ve had a crazy week! My sister has been preparing for a study abroad and I helped her pick out the destinations for her trip (she’s an assistant), I have a few deadlines coming up at work so I put in a whole 52 hours this week, I made a goal to finish a book on economics in the next month so I read a couple hundred pages, etc. I’m still in the Italian food mindset and so I whipped together my version of a panini I once saw in a bar in Reggio di Calabria (a city in…

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  • Italian Caprese Salad

    Italian Caprese Salad

    Sunday, 8th April 2018Tyler

    Hey, welcome back! It’s been raining for the past several days. I haven’t seen rain like this here in quite some time. Don’t get me wrong, this is by no means a lot of rain. Right now I’m spending my week in Utah (in the USA) visiting friends and family. They’re an energetic lot, but this crazy weather is… well… bizarre. If you don’t know, Utah is a desert. So any rain is a bit unusual. Now, it’s not a desert like the Sahara or Mojave but it is a desert. What’s really mind-boggling is the idea that people come…

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  • Basil Pesto (Pesto Genovese) - Step 4 - Basil Pesto in Pasta

    Basil Pesto (Pesto alla Genovese)

    Monday, 1st January 2018Tyler

    Basil pesto or pesto alla Genovese is an incredible way to transform a pasta. I can’t really describe how awesome this is. Let me list the ways that make basil pesto is simply wonderful! Actually just imagine this… You come back from work late (maybe you got back from to work late) and you need to make a quick meal. You realize that you forgot to go to the store, but luckily for you have basil pesto in your fridge/freezer. It’s late and you don’t want to spend the time it will take to cook a full three-course meal, so…

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