Sicilian Chickpea and Escarole Soup

Ceci Bean and Escarole Soup

It has been rainy, cold couple of weeks in the Philadelphia area, which sent me on a quest to find a good spring soup that would chase away the chill but also feel healthy. I came across several variations of Sicilian chickpea soup (which I had never made before). Low in fat and high in protein,…


Pasta Puttanesca with Garlic Toasts

Pasta Puttanesca with Garlic Toasts

The goal when making pasta puttanesca is to have the sauce and pasta finish at the same time. It’s good practice for a fun game that I like to play called Get Everything on the Table at Once. The sauce should cook fast and hot, and the pasta will finish cooking in the sauce. This will…