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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Mancini,s Braciole

Prepare yourself for what will be a mind blowing Culinary experience…..with just a couple simple ingredients and in a couple hours your home will be filled with an aroma that will make you think you have been transported to an Italian Grandmothers home in Naples Italy, on a Sunday afternoon. The sauce created here will […]

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Mac n Cheese for the Comfort Food Foodies

Another Mac n Cheese for the Comfort Food Foodies!   You’ll need: 2 cups milk 2 cups of heavy cream 8 tbs butter 1/2 cup minced onion 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 tsp salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 4-cups shredded extra sharp Cheddar cheese  1/2 cup grated pecorino Romano cheese 1 lb elbow […]

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Italian Wedding Soup

Wow my most requested recipe just got 3-requests for me to post it!   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 […]

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