Chicken and Sage Dish

I had sage left over so I added it to a chicken dish. The problem with buying fresh herbs for a recipe is you always have some left. Use them. You’ll need: 10-Garlic cloves smashed 1-red onion chopped First: Place the chicken seasoned with salt and pepper on top onto a baking sheet with olive oil […]

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Gluten Free Eating Meets Authentic Italian Cuisine!

Yes, you can enjoy authentic Italian cuisine while still eating gluten free!   You’ll need: 1-28 ounce can of whole Italian plum tomatoes with all the juice 1-cup of vegetable stock. 1-large onion chopped into small pieces 3-medium potatoes cubed 1- small eggplant cubed 1-red bell pepper cut in small pieces 4-cloves of garlic sliced […]

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Fresh Corn Salad

Corn is delicious. This is my recipe for a Fresh Corn Salad.   You’ll need: 6 ears of corn 1/2 cup red onion diced. 3-very ripe plum tomatoes diced or a pint of cherry tomatoes quartered 1/2-cup chopped fresh basil 4-tbs extra virgin olive oil. 2-tbs red wine vinegar 1 tbs fresh lemon juice. 1 tsp salt. […]

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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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Ravioli with a Simple Rustic Chunky Sauce

A simple rustic tomato sauce goes really well with Sunday ravioli!! Less time in the kitchen and more time with family and friends is the key to this dish. And I guarantee everyone will love it! You’ll need: 1-28 oz can whole San Marzano tomatoes 1/2 cup chopped onion 2-chopped garlic cloves 1-tbs extra virgin olive […]

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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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Italian Wedding Soup

For the BROTH you’ll need: 2-quarts chicken stock 1-cup water 1/2 onion chopped 4 cloves of garlic minced 1 carrot chopped in small pieces 1 celery stalk chopped 10-ounces fresh chopped spinach 1 egg 1/4-cup grated Romano cheese small pasta of your choice   For the MEATBALLS you’ll need: 1 large egg 2 cloves clove garlic minced […]

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Ditalini

Talk about a perfect pasta shape for some soup!!! I love Ditalini. This came together quickly, effortlessly and the result was sooooooo goooood!   First, Sauté In a Pot: 4-chopped garlic cloves 1-cup of chopped onion 1-head of escarole chopped 1/2-tsp red pepper flakes 1-tsp of salt 1/4-cup of extra virgin olive oil for about 10 […]

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Incredible Mac n Cheese

I am not saying this because it’s my recipe, but this is without question the best Mac n Cheese I have ever had, period!   Cheese Sauce Ingredients: 5-cups of half n half 1-cup heavy cream 5-tbs flour 8-tbs butter 6-ounces of bacon cooked, drained on paper towels and crumbled 1/4-cup chopped parsley 1/4-cup minced […]

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