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Month: January 2015

Tomato Okra

I never ate okra as a child. My Mom just didn’t cook it. I had it for the first time at a friends house and loved it. So this started […]

Spicy Tortilla Soup

This is a delicious soup for a cold night or a summer BBQ. 3 tablespoons oil One large chopped onion 2 cloves chopped garlic One diced red pepper One diced […]

Shrimp Salad

This is a combination of two recipes and my family loved it, 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint One big paper thin sliced red onion Salt and pepper Two cups of […]

Sweet Potato Soup

This is a delicious creamy soup for a cold winter day. 3 extra large sweet potatoes 2 medium white potatoes 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 large chopped […]

Broccoli Rabe and Beans

Love broccoli rabe. I ate a ton of it when I was pregnant and never stopped. 6 tablespoons olive oil 8 big cloves of sliced garlic 2 big bunches of […]

Blue Cheese salad

Saveur Magazine has so many fabulous recipes . I started reading it years ago and always find ┬ásomething special. Treat yourself and get a subscription this year. This is a […]

Greek Cheese Pie

This is a recipe my friend Maria gave me many years ago. She is one of the best cooks I know and makes everything look so simple. She even makes […]

Prosciutto Ham and Cheese Sandwich

This is a staple in my house. Good Italian bread or grinder rolls 5 slices of ham for every roll 1 1/2 slices of sharp provolone cheese One box of […]

Pizzelles

This is a crispy Italian cookies that is made on holidays and special occasions. I can never make enough. Every family makes them a little different and mine are different […]