Pizza on the Grill

It’s too hot to make a pizza in the house so I made it on my grill. I heated my pizza stone on the grill then put the pizza on the hot stone closed the lid! 2 min later I turned the pizza then 1.5 minutes later took it out. Perfect.   You’ll use: Fresh […]

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Panzanella Salad

It’s TOMATO SEASON! A Tuscan salad made with bread and tomatoes! That’s the base. We add some other items, check it out and tell me this isn’t a must make.   You’ll need: A nice Italian bread Ripe Tomatoes cut up Red Onion sliced thin Cucumber cut up Cubed mozzarella or provolone Red wine vinegar Extra […]

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Stuffed Eggplant

 I love eggplant and it’s one of those vegetables that we look at in the market and wonder,” what can I make with that?” Well, if you want to give eggplant a try, then check out my recipe for stuffed eggplant. It is easy to make and the ingredients are available in every market. My […]

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My Pizza Sauce and Pizza Baking Tip

  I love making pizza at home and it’s really very simple to make. There are a couple very simple rules to follow and once you do you’ll be saying goodbye to the always late arriving pizza delivery person with the cold pizza and hello to homemade pizza! Here are my tips and my recipe […]

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Meatball Parmigiana

So, this is something I have been making for more years then I can remember and every time I make it, everyone asks for the recipe. It’s so simple to make and you can serve it many ways. I love it just the way it is or you can also serve it on a sub […]

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Panzerotti

 I can’t even begin to tell you how much I love these. Dough, tomato sauce, cheese and then fried, what’s not to love. Every Friday I would help my grandmother make panzerotti for dinner and this is a tradition she took with her from her home town, in Bari Italy and another tradition I carry […]

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Perfect for the Holidays

Macaroni and Cheese Perfect for the Holidays. You’ll Need: Mozzarella cut into 1/2″sq cubes 1/2 cup Grated Romano cheese 1/2 cup Chopped fresh parsley prosciutto chopped into small pieces Eggs Once cup of uncooked arborio rice Flour Bread crumbs Vegetable oil for frying Directions: Cook the arborio rice in chicken broth according to the directions […]

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Rice Balls

What’s not to love about a rice ball! They are easier to make then you would think. And everyone will go crazy for these. You can play around with the stuffing but I am using one that really works well. You’ll Need: Mozzarella cut into 1/2″sq cubes 1/2 cup Grated Romano cheese 1/2 cup Chopped […]

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Meatball Baked Ziti

I think we have been doing it wrong all these years! This time I used a loaf pan to make a meatball baked Ziti   You’ll need: 1/2-lb ziti cooked 2-min short of recommended time 8-oz ricotta 4-meatballs sliced (4- slicer per meatball) 2-cups of sauce 2-cups shredded mozzarella 1/2-cup pecorino cheese   Directions: Mix the […]

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