Linguine with Clams

This is the favorite of all my kids. Don’t skimp on the butter, garlic or oil. 2 sticks of butter. Do not use margarine. 1/2 to 3/4 cup canola oil […]

Creamy Gnocchi Soup

I love this. It was cold outside and I wanted something warm. This was it. I found it on Pinterest from Alyssa Rivers and modified it to what I had […]

Stuffed Summer Squash

This is now one of my favorites. 12 medium to small squash One pound of ground lamb One small to medium chopped red onion Two scallions chopped One tablespoon fresh […]

Italian Ricotta Cookies

These are like a little cake not a cookie. My Mom only made them for special occasion and would decorate them with colored sprinkles. Times were so different then. Neighbors […]

Fresh Celery

Celery Don’t say “yuk”. My friend gave me some celery plants and I planted them. They grew and grew The animals ate everything else in my garden but not this. […]

Spinach, Cheese Soup

Every mistake I try to fix. This is a great example. 8 cups of chicken broth 3 tablespoon olive oil 3 cloves minced garlic One chopped onion 12 ounces of […]

Mom’s Cabbage Soup

6 tablespoons olive oil One large diced onion 6 cloves of chopped garlic One large head of green cabbage cut into quarter size pieces 2 cups chicken broth 2 cans […]

Fast Shrimp and Broccoli

I was cleaning my freezer and found this lonely bag of small shrimp. My favorite is jumbo shrimp but I like to keep small shrimp available because you can use […]

Lentil and Bean Salad

Since I am eating all the time I thought I should start eating healthy food. Maybe all this fiber will fill me up. One package of precooked Trader Joes lentils. […]