Homemade Ricotta Cheese Recipe

A few years ago I watched a show on TV about the Brooklyn market. One of the merchant stands in the market was run by a couple of women who made their own ricotta cheese. Ever since then, I’ve been wanting to try to come up with my own homemade ricotta cheese recipe. Homemade Ricotta… [Read More]

Pappardelle Pasta with Pork Ragu

Pappardelle with pork ragu. This dish is part of a cooking challenge. I love a challenge. It’s really just a game that gives you a starting point to focus on. Two months ago I joined some bloggers for a bi-monthly cooking challenge. The last one was all about potatoes. I made super easy scallopped potatoes. This one… [Read More]

Comfort Food: Easy Spaghetti Casserole

It seems like many of you have enjoyed some of the basic recipes I make on a regular basis. So today I’m sharing my spaghetti casserole, originally made by my husband, from his childhood days. This definitely fits my definition of comfort food, and it’s really easy to make. Easy Spaghetti Casserole We make this… [Read More]

Game Day Eats: Hearty Stromboli

When my husband was a teenager he worked in a pizza shop.  We met in college, and after we had been dating for a while, I went to visit him in his hometown. It was on this trip that I first tasted Stromboli. A big fan of Italian food, I’ve already tasted many kinds of pizza, calzones,… [Read More]

Slow Cooker Italian Meatball Stuffed Pepper Recipe

I’m sharing a slow cooker, Italian meatball stuffed pepper recipe, with you today with a little help from my husband. This is a nice one that takes a little prep work. However, it easily makes 3 meals for the two of us. I think they taste even better as leftovers. Meatball Stuffed Pepper   My… [Read More]