Cheftini Magazine


I am Tina DiLeo a New York based food blogger devoted to the passed-down traditions of Italian family cooking. My training began as a child at the institute of my “Italian Mama”, where recipes were measured by a “pinch” of this or a “handful” of that. At mother’s side , I learned that the most important ingredient in any dish is love. Cook with Love and your meals will always taste magical!

Inside I hope you will find  inspiration from the recipes, tips and tricks that I have been using for years. Consider this and extension of my blog My goal is to help take the stress out of mealtime by sharing my favorite recipes, kitchen tools as well to spotlight some of my favorite bloggers.

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Lasagna Rolls

Lasagna Rolls

Hey foodie fam, I am back with some new recipes. I know it's been a little while since I have had a recipe to post but the last 4 months have been such an emotional roller coaster. I either need to invest into some Kleenex stock, a good therapist or both!  Between my...

Baked Chicken Caprese Melt

Baked Chicken Caprese Melt

Sear, chop and bake your way to the quickest, most flavorful weeknight dinner winner... Baked Chicken Caprese Melt You are going to want to add this one to your weekly menu roundup. It has all the markings for a magical meal in minutes. Some nights in the kitchen I'm...