16 December, 2016

Minestrone Soup – “Multivitamin In A Bowl Of Goodness”

Minestrone Soup – “Multivitamin In A Bowl Of Goodness”
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Minestrone is one of the soup staples of Italian families. The word originated from Minestra which means to dish up or serve. It is considered a “big soup” and is actually a large vegetable soup that reflects both seasonal and regional variations. There is no set recipe for minestrone. Due to its unique origins and
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11 December, 2016

Pot Roast For An Easy Dinner

Pot Roast For An Easy Dinner
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Shopping, decorating, and baking…. this is a busy time of year for most, no matter what or how you celebrate. This dinner is a one-pot meal that you can fix in the morning and forget until dinner time. I have to warn you though, the aromas of the meat and vegetables cooking will permeate the house.
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5 December, 2016

Peppers & Onions – A Favorite Italian Side Dish

Peppers & Onions – A Favorite Italian Side Dish
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Holiday parties are filling our calendars at this time of year and potlucks are a common menu for many. You may have had this dictate the food to share: if  your last name begins with A-J bring a main dish, K-R bring a vegetable, S-Z bring a dessert. While I’m fine with bringing any assigned food dishes,
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15 November, 2016

Honey I Ate The Butternut Squash…… With Cranberries And Feta

Honey I Ate The Butternut Squash…… With Cranberries And Feta
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Side dishes for meals and especially special holidays are like the step-child of the dinner. Everyone is focused on the turkey, ham, or roast, and the vegetable side dish is an afterthought. So trying to create a tasty side dish that can hold its own with the main dish or “star” of the meal has always
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