Tag: basil

Appetizers

Easy Bruschetta

Easy Bruschetta consists of balsamic -marinated tomatoes and fresh basil created in a major time-saving manner. It is a delicious combination that only requires mincing garlic and chopping basil – not hours of time chopping tomatoes!  A staple in Italian travel & cuisine: simple and easy bruschetta. 6 ingredients and 10 mins […]

 
Appetizers

Bolognese Bruschetta

I have a thing for Bolognese sauce. And I wonder if you can ever dine at too many Italian restaurants (who’s with me?!).  Chicago Italian restaurants have me at Homemade Pasta sautéed with Bolognese Sauce.  It is a struggle every time; I peruse the menu, delight over Bucatini Carbonara and Cappellacci di Zucca, but the […]

 
Cocktails

Basil Berry Gin

Gin was never really my thing.  I decided to ty it when one of my girlfriends took me to #TheBerkshireRoom in Chicago, as gin is her one and only.  I was pleasantly surprised when the bartender presented a fruity number of his own concoction.  This fruity-gin combo inspired my Basil Berry Gin, with an […]