Italian Calamari Salad

I love squid or calamari if you will!  Now growing up I had this salad quite a bit or my Dad would make squid in a spicy red sauce and we would have it served over linguine. Both equally delish!  It wasn’t until I was in my 20’s that I began eating fried calamari.  Now…

Roasted Beet Salad with Candied Walnuts and Goat Cheese Croutons

I can’t remember a time in my life when I didn’t adore salad.  Growing up Italian, my first exposure to a salad was at my Grandmother’s on Sunday, her salad would be a mix of romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, all of the veggies from a wonderful Italian man who pushed his Peddler’s cart through the neighborhoods…