Escarole, White Bean Soup with Chicken and Potatoes

You will read this recipe and scratch your head thinking is it really that simple? It is, at least with my recipes, and it’s incredibly delicious too!   You’ll need: 1-lb boneless skinless chicken breast 6 cloves of garlic chopped 1-cup onions chopped 2-cups red potatoes diced 2-cans of prepared cannellini beans, rinsed 1 head of […]

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Lentil Vegetable Soup

My Lentil Vegetable Soup is going to make you happy. This soup is a perfect for a night when you just want to eat something that’s blowing up with flavor, warming your insides, and healthy… well except for all the grated cheese I put on mine because I LOVE my grated cheese. You’ll need: 1 medium onion, chopped […]

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Chicken Stock

I make a simple stock; I don’t add all kinds of herbs like rosemary, thyme etc. because I prefer a stock that tastes like Chicken. You’ll need: A whole chicken cut into pieces 4-5 lbs 5-lbs Chicken necks and backs-my Whole Foods sells these really cheap! Ask your meat manager! 4-large carrots 4-large onions with […]

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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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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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Italian Wedding Soup

I got several requests for this recipe. I guess a lot of people are getting married.   For the MEATBALLS you’ll need: 1 large egg 2 cloves clove garlic minced 1/2 cup onion minced 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup grated Pecorino Romano 1/4 cup chopped real fine parsley 1/2 lb ground beef 1/2 lb ground […]

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Escarole, Beans and Tomatoes

I think every Grandma made this dish but this is my version and it is delicious! I love it and make it often. It’s not a soup but it does have a fair amount of chicken stock. Serve in a bowl as a side or light main dish. You’ll need 1-15 ounce can of Cannellini […]

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Papazoi Soup

Rustic Old School…Bacon, Bean, Barley and Potato Italian Soup This is a very hearty soup full of great flavors and was created in Friulia-Venezia Giuliani region of Italy. This is the furthest northeast region of Italy (the top right hand corner) and shares borders with both Austria and Slovenia! The soup is made with barley, […]

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VEGETABLE GIAMBOTTA

Vegetable stew. You will need: 1-28 ounce can of whole Italian plum tomatoes 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 A hand full of string beans cut in half 1-zucchini cut into bite size […]

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