Sweet Potato Gnocchi

These Sweet Potato Gnocchi are light and fluffy, just like Nonna used to make!
Gnocchi is, at its most basic, mashed potatoes and flour dumplings, Italian style. It is a blank canvas, a delicious base that will keep you full for hours, and like all Italian food, tastes much better when made with care and with love. (more…) Read More

Homemade Chicken Stock

Chicken Stock - I Say Nomato Nightshade Free Food Blog
Oh chicken stock, what a journey we have been on. Once a kitchen staple so easily plucked from the grocery store shelves, you are no longer so easily imbibed. Ingredient labels bearing the words ‘starch’, ‘vegetable starch’, or even straight-up ‘potatoes’, you have failed me. (more…) Read More

Creamy Fettuccine Alfredo

Creamy Fettuccine Alfredo - I Say Nomato Nightshade Free Food Blog
Fettuccine Alfredo is one of the most decadent dinners I can imagine. It’s my ‘treat myself at the restaurant’ dish, my ‘rainy day’ dish, my ‘guests are coming oh my goodness what am I going to make’ dish. There’s just something about the creaminess of the sauce and the noodles, and all that cheese that… Read More

Homemade Guacamole

Homemade Guacamole - I Say Nomato Nightshade Free Food Blog
I was probably in my mid-twenties before I really began to appreciate avocados. They had never really crossed my plate before, or if they had, they looked too weird for me to try them. It took finding them hiding in sushi, or turkey sandwiches, discovering the subtle, buttery texture that made everything else taste more… Read More

Slow Cooker Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken and Vegetable Soup - I Say Nomato Nightshade Free Food Blog
I love soup. Soup is like a hug for your whole body, and even though we’re in the sunny American south for now, it’s been pretty cold this November. Another thing I love? My crockpot. I say ‘my crockpot’, but I’m pretty sure this is crockpot #3 over the past few years, as we move… Read More

Savoury Seafood Pasta

Savoury Seafood Pasta
I’m so excited to share this recipe with you! This recipe for Seafood Pasta is an oldy, but a goody, one that I created after experimentation. Over the years I’ve added things and taken things away, tinkering as I get new ideas for it. It’s the recipe I take out when I want to show… Read More