Sicilian Pasta Carbonara

I love pasta carbonara, and this recipe is the best out there. Why? Because I learned it from a Sicilian while staying in his apartment for free. Story time!

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Red Clam Sauce & Spaghetti

Looking to deviate a bit from your ordinary spaghetti dishes? Look no further–I present you with a most delicious red clam sauce recipe! This sauce is quick, easy and tasty enough that you will never reach for a jarred sauce again.

This recipe is a variation on a dish my grandma makes a lot. And anyone who knows my gram knows she is a FABULOUS cook! So prepare yourselves to be let in on a family gem!

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Classic Sausage Balls

Sausage balls are the ultimate party food. They’re so easy to make, can be made in advance and reheated easily, and they’re a definite crowd pleaser.

I have tried many different sausage ball recipes over the years, but this one is definitely the winner. It has just the right amount of cheese, meat and spice! I made them this past weekend for my boyfriend Cody’s graduation party, and they were gone in no time. Here’s how you make this simple and delicious hors d’oeuvre:

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Blackberry Pie

It’s finally starting to feel like summertime here in North Carolina! The arrival of warm weather brings all sorts of fun things with it: beach trips, pool days, grilling out and tons of fresh, yummy fruit!

We had family over yesterday to celebrate all of our amazing mothers and one of my tasks was to make a summer dessert. So, I made my favorite summer dessert–blackberry pie. I love blackberries and I loooove blackberry pie!! Served warm or cold, with vanilla ice cream on top or without…you can’t go wrong with this delicious pie.

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