Tuna Bucatini❤️

This recipe peaked my attention as I read my new cookbook from Eataly, I just had to try it! A very simple seafood dish that you can add a little spice too or not!  Another one of those quick dinners served with a big salad that will make you fall in love with Italian cooking…

Soooo Moist… Ricotta Lemon Cake🍋

I’ve seen many versions of lovely cakes made with Ricotta cheese, they all look & sound so decadent, I just had to try one. So I did… As with most of my recipes, I make it my own, change it up a bit and make sure my family loves it before I post. This is…

Zesty Shrimp Ontop Arugula Salad!

A quick dinner that’s easy and delicious on our warm days! You can make so many combinations, put together what you like…. so be creative, make it simple and enjoy! 😁 My Salad… Rinse and let dry fresh Arugula Sliced ripe lg. Avocado crumbled fresh Feta cheese shredded Parmesan cheese lg. Fresh Shrimp, cleaned and…

Blue Sky Tag

It’s such an honor to have been nominated by cookandenjoyrecipes for this Blue Sky Tag, and I so appreciate her kindness! I am just a beginner at this world and hope to learn a lot more from all of you Please come visit our blogs, see what new things we are up to and write a little something,…

Potato Gnocchi with fresh Pomodoro Sauce🍅

Because I was inspired so much by my trip to NY and Eatlaly, I decided to make one of my ultimate favorites, Potato Gnocchi!! I know it can be time consuming but it’s so worth it in the end. It’s a Classic, made of plain simple ingredients, the sauce and all ❤️ Please enjoy, I know…

My Surprize Birthday in NYC

This year I celebrated one of those huge birthdays, normally the number doesn’t matter at all to me but this year it seemed to be a little different. I’m finally feeling my age…. my joints aren’t like they used to be, I finally see those wrinkles and even though my mind wants to keep going…

Fresh Raw Rhubarb Cake😋

It was my pleasure to accept some freshly picked Rhubarb the other day from a dear friend of ours…he knows I love it!! But with the Rhubarb came a copy of an old recipe from his 93yr old neighbor. I see that the recipe came from a long ago farmers magazine and the hand written…

Homemade Linguine with Clam Sauce

I hope all the mother’s out there had a wonderful day this past Sunday❤️ I know I enjoyed my day but did miss all my babies, soon we will be together for a wonderful adventure and I am so looking forward to it. Just stay tuned, it’s another one of my bucket list moments😁 As for…

Springtime Pasta🌷

A vegetable filled pasta dish that’s light and yummy!! I’ve been really busy these past few weeks and I needed to find something fast and wonderful to make for dinner …. here it is ❤️ I do know a lot of you are following me along but truly I’d love to hear from you that…

Beef Vegetable Barley Soup

Just a little warmth on a cool evening with lots of thick hearty flavor! Enjoy it before our summer heat comes😁   2 pounds boneless beef chuck roast, cut into 1 1/2–inch chunks, OR a lg. bone-in beef shank with lots of beef attached. salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 to 3 tablespoons of…

Pasta Aglio e Olio with Spinach & Olives💚

A simple Pasta dinner that’s ready in minutes, amazingly delicious and full of spicyness! If you are craving Italian, this is absolute comfort food, you’ll love it!! Mangia🍷 salt & freshly ground pepper 1 pound dried pasta Approx. 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4 medium cloves garlic, thinly sliced Red pepper flakes, to taste…

Italian Sweet Bread Breakfast Bake😋

This Breakfast casserole was scrumptious❤️ We made it from my homemade Easter sweet bread and it turned out great, just as I had hoped😋  It made our Easter morning start out on a delicious note!! I’ve had many of these bakes in the past but they have required an overnight soak, this does not! It…

Happy Easter Everyone!!

Easter was a beautifully sunny warm day for our visit to Ohio! We truly enjoyed lots of delicious food and shared some wonderful family time so I wasn’t able to sit and write even if I wanted to. My darling grandchildren entertained us all and being with my daughter, my sister and my parents is…

Chicken Bruschetta on top of Saffron Rice

I am so trying for our health to be a good girl this year and not make as many high carb, high calorie meals. This recipe happens to be one of those, it’s simple, full of flavor and low in calories. I promise to still have some of those yummy decadent comfort foods at times…

Zesty Shrimp Pasta🦐

I don’t even know where I got this recipe but when I found it tucked into another recipe book and written on it was “Delicious”, I decided to try it again! Well it was amazing! My Husband couldn’t get enough😋 With a good bottle of wine and a romaine salad we enjoyed a romantic dinner for…

Grandma Lena’s Roasted Rosemary Chicken💛

This is a truly wonderful childhood memory for me❤ So many Sunday dinners at my grandmother’s house began with this roasted chicken and potatoes, the aromas coming  from her kitchen were so intoxicatingly that you couldn’t help but become hungry! These dinners usually always included a hugh antipasto of greens, meats, beans & cheeses and even…

Blueberry Lemon Buttermilk Snack Cake🍋

A moist delicious little cake is just what you need!! My husband is always looking for something sweet so I decided to try this simple snack cake from a old farmers recipe book I aquired long ago. It was scrumptious and then when I decided to put some blueberry sauce over it (my addition)… Amazing❤…

Pierogies with Cabbage, Tomatoes & Onions 🍀

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! Instead of the regular corned beef and cabbage this year I decided to make our dinner a little different! 🍀 I’ve made this recipe many times with both fresh made or frozen pierogies and the dish turns out amazingly delicious with either one, hope you’ll try it any day of…

Brown Rice & Veggie Stuffed Roasted Peppers

Comfort food comes in all kinds of meals, this dinner just may be one of them!  A little different version of stuffed peppers … soft, roasted seasoned pepper halves topped with a mixture of brown rice, onions, garlic, spinach, edamame, tomatoes and cheese, drizzled with some homemade Tomato sauce and you’ve got it! Once baked to…