12 Minute Grilled Chicken with Herbs de Provence

This is so easy to make I feel almost guilty serving it to...

20 Ingredients To Always Have On Hand

"Elana’s approach is simple – with the right ingredients, love, and a little...

5 Healthy Italian Garden Vegetable Side Dishes

recipes to give you freedom in the kitchen

Elana’s Secret Marinade Chicken Skewers

I had a man fall in love with me for this marinade.

Green Salad with Fresh Herbs and Rosemary Balsamic Vinegar

a.k.a. Oy Veh, A Vegan Salad. I could eat this every day.

Herb Crusted Chicken Fingers

a.k.a. Here’s to You Mrs. Robinson Chicken Fingers. Made with lots of herbs...

Little Italian Potato Sticks with Rosemary and Thyme

These un-fried, un-French potatoes are lovingly named after the peninsula that has always...

Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

These potatoes have passed the taste tests of my toddler nieces and my...

Pollo alla Cacciatora (The Hunter’s Wife’s Chicken)

with tomato, wine, rosemary and olives

Roasted Mixed Vegetables Tuscan-Style

Why can’t vegetables be the most delicious thing on the table?


Even a shlemazel can grow rosemary.

Rosemary Almond Cake with Olive Oil and Orange Zest

Gluten-free and kosher for passover, this cake is one of the best things...

Rosemary Spiked Cannellini Crostoni

I became expert at this dish in my first years in Rome when...

Tuscan Garden Grove Brussels Sprouts

a perfect fall vegetable side

Tuscan White Bean and Kale Soup

I have talked the ear off of enough Italian mammas in order to...

Woodsy and Rustic Mushroom Crostini

Cooking the mushrooms with the whole branches of thyme/and or rosemary will give...