Featured on Indy Style

Mama Mancini’s Beef Meatballs were featured on Indianapolis, IN’s local morning show, Indy Style as well as its online counterpart, WishTV.com in a segment titled, “Summer Entertaining Essentials.” During the segment, lifestyle expert, Katy Mann shared products and tips for making summertime entertaining a breeze. When introducing Mama Mancini’s, Katy noted that Mama Mancini’s Meatballs are “wonderful, […]

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Orzo Salad

Perfect as a side or just as a light dinner. Dang I love summer.   You’ll need: 1 lb orzo 1/ chopped red bell pepper 1/4 chopped red onion 2 garlic cloves minced 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese Extra virgin olive oil Red wine vinegar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp cracked black pepper Juice of […]

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White Sangria

My recipe for White Sangria perfect for a summer evening. In a large pitcher add: 1 lime sliced. 1 lemon sliced. 1 orange sliced. 1 apple cored and sliced. Juice from one orange 5 strawberries sliced 2 bottles white wine, Sauvignon blanch or Pinot Grigio 1/4 cup of simple syrup-see below 1/4 cup of brandy […]

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My Summer Sauce

So you have an abundance of roma tomatoes ripe on the vine or your in the market and they are calling your name. What to do with them? Simple.   Directions: In a large skillet add 1/4 cup of olive oil, 4 whole garlic cloves, a pinch or two of some crushed red pepper flakes […]

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Summer Salad

Quite possibly the best Summer Salad you will ever have.   Ingredients: Golden beets raw sliced super thin on a mandoline or by hand. Sliced avocado Pea shoots or basil or mint Goat Cheese or Feta Dressing of balsamic vinegar and olive oil, salt n pepper.   It’s a incredible salad and right now everything […]

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Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

I love a grilled portobello and this recipe is simple and delicious. Next, what to do with it once you grilled it? Slice and eat it just the way it is, slice and use on a salad or use it the way you would a burger on a bun with all the condiments. Tonight I […]

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Lemon Ice

Remember when Lemon Ice was homemade at your local Italian Lemon Ice store? Unless you can get to The Lemon Ice King Of Corona NY to get some, I suggest giving this recipe a try.   You’ll need: 1 cup sugar 4 cups water preferably pure filtered 1 cup of fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon of grated […]

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Summer Orzo Salad

Perfect for a main course or a great side dish!   You’ll need: 1 lb orzo 1 chopped red bell pepper 1/4 chopped onion 2 garlic cloves minced 1/2 cup feta cheese extra virgin olive oil red wine vinegar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp cracked black pepper Juice of 1 lemon 2 cups baby arugula   Directions: Cook […]

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American Crunchy Fried Chicken

Set another place at the table because when you make this recipe, Colonel Sanders will be summoned for dinner. You’ll need: 2 1/2 Cups Buttermilk 2 Tablespoons Salt 8 pieces of Chicken (I use thighs and legs) 3 Cups of Flour 2 Teaspoons of baking powder 1 Tablespoon Hot Paprika 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder 1/2 […]

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