The Best Pizza You Have Ever Had

Forget waiting for the pizza deliver person to bring you a cold. All you need to make the best pizza you have ever had: Pizza stone Hand crushed San Marzano tomatoes Dough Fresh mozzarella Fresh grated Romano or Parmesan An oven That is all you need.

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Old School Rustic Sausage, Broccoli, Beans and Gnocchi

Try it! You’ll need: 1-lb of gnocchi 1-lb of Italian sausage 1-head of broccoli cut into small pieces 1-can of prepared Cannellini beans 2-cloves of Garlic sliced 2-tbs of olive oil Romano cheese salt pepper 1-tsp of red pepper flakes Directions: Cut the sausage into small pieces and cook in the skillet till done In […]

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Meatball Stuffed Eggplant

I love this recipe, It brings back such wonderful memories of cooking in the kitchen with my Grandmother, it’s easy to make, and delicious.   You’ll need: 1-large eggplant 5-Mama Mancini’s Meatballs, sliced into 3 slices each. 2-cups of Mama Mancini’s slow cooked sauce 2-tablespoons of olive oil 1-cup of shredded mozzarella 2-tablespoons of grated Romano or […]

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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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Bucatini Pasta with Zucchini

I put up a bunch of photos that will show the stages of this recipe. This is a very easy recipe to make. I love zucchini and this is a great way to use it. Feel free to use spaghetti if you are not able to find the bucatini pasta cut. I really love this […]

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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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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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Italian Wedding Soup

Got a lot of requests for this recipe. For the Broth you’ll need: 2 quarts chicken stock 1 cup water 1/2 onion chopped 4 cloves of garlic chopped 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 […]

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Pesto

For this Pesto I used basil, garlic, pecorino Romano and Cashews! Sooooooo good. I had some fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and arugula left over from Pizza Night so I made a salad.   You’ll need: 4-cups of Basil 2-garlic cloves Salt Pepper 1/4 cup of Romano 1/2cups of in salted cashews   Directions: Put all this […]

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