Rise up: Focaccia with Tomato and Mozzarella

tomato mozzarella focaccia recipe

I would never adopt the paleo diet.I know… that’s probably going to stir up some trouble, but if you follow a strict paleo diet and you are reading this article for focaccia with mozzarella, you’ve probably landed here by mistake. I’m not discounting its merit and I applaud those who stick to it because they find […]

Weeknight Meals: Baked Farfalle with Summer Squash

School is back in session. You’re busy. The kids are busy. You need something simple to throw together for dinner. Got it. This month I am dedicating the majority of my food posts to weeknight meals. Those dishes that are simple to make, don’t require loads of ‘hands-on’, and still taste spectacular. I’ll do my […]

Burger Week: Caprese Burger with Balsamic Aioli

caprese burger recipe

If you looked back through my social media streams you’d see how often (probably too often) I speak of three things… hummus, gyros, and basil. I am Mediterranean through and through and these foods pop up in my meals frequently. Caprese salad is, without a doubt, my favorite thing about summer. Fresh picked tomato and […]

Pizza Week: Gyro Pizza

gyro pizza recipe

Rejoice, pizza lovers! It’s pizza week on NoshOn.It. A bunch of us gathered together to come up with creative pizza recipes you can make at home. If you’ve been following along here for a while you know how much I love pizza and, well, pretty much any Mediterranean food. For my part of the fun, […]

Quick Tips: Chopping Tomatoes and Freshening Your Cutting Board

quick tips

Let’s face it… we can all use a little help sometimes. Today we have two quick tips to make your kitchen life simpler.  No.1 – Sometimes whole tomatoes are too much, but diced tomatoes are too small. Instead of dirtying up your cutting board (and yourself), keep messy tomatoes in the can and cut to […]

Summer Fare: Tapas Style

tapas recipes

Summer says patio. It also begs for lighter fare over drinks on the patio. There’s no better way to accomplish this than Tapas Style. These lighter ‘finger food’ recipes are sure to make your outdoor gatherings a hit. Tapas as a meal, especially for outdoors, are brilliant. It keeps the conversation flowing and allows your […]

Summer Tomatoes 3 Ways

summer tomato recipes

The summer growing season is upon us. Home gardeners around the country are filling their garden beds with tomato plants to complement their summer menus. Pretty little specimens pop up in salads and sandwiches, but what about those that are not quite as visually appealing? We have even bigger plans for them. A good tomato crop can mean […]

Holiday Edition Lola Cooks: Cabbage Rolls

best cabbage roll recipe

Our Festivus celebration continues this week as we prepare for the big day.  Nearly all of our gifts have been purchased or made and most are wrapped and under the tree. Nevertheless, I’m sure there will be plenty of last-minute things to finish. Christmas Eve is always busier than expected and often peppered with visits and visitors. For […]

Lola Cooks: Bacon Tomato Shrimp with Cheddar Polenta

tomato bacon shrimp with cheddar polenta recipe

As the school year gets into full swing you may find yourself once again seeking quick and easy meal options. The trouble is you want to offer a bit of variety and hopefully a home-cooked meal or two. To avoid pulling dinner from a drive-thru bag we must look for speedy alternatives. Today Lola is […]

Getting Rooted: Winter Vegetable Soup with Prosciutto

winter roasted root vegetable soup recipe

We continue our tribute to National Soup Month today with a hearty vegetable soup to warm even the coldest of days. This soup is loaded with readily available vegetables and packed with flavor. When I was planning this month’s posts I tried to decide upon a variety of soups that might add to your recipe box. I […]