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Egg Pie

Egg Pie

Egg Pie is a cross between a custard pie and flan. It is smooth, silky, sweet, and delicious. This recipe comes from my brother-in-law, Kenny. He made it for us one Thanksgiving a few years ago. Since then it has become one of my family’s […]

Chicken Stew

Chicken Stew

Chicken Stew is the perfect dish for the winter months. It’s hearty, healthy, and delicious. Stew is a great way to use up vegetables you have in the refrigerator or freezer.  This recipe includes, carrots, mushrooms, and potatoes, but you can use any vegetables that […]

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup is so hearty and delicious, it is hard to believe it is made of such simple ingredients. Onions, a good quality beef stock, a little wine, and gruyere cheese and you get a special treat. French onion soup has always been one […]

Beef Braciole with Peppers and Onions

Beef Braciole with Peppers and Onions

Beef braciole is a common Italian-American meal, stuffed with cheese, herbs, and bread crumbs, made into rolls and cooked in tomato sauce. Growing up my mother prepared it in the same manner.  The sauce was used to dress the pasta and the braciole were served […]

Nutella Sugar Cookie Sandwich

Nutella Sugar Cookie Sandwich

  Sugar cookies don’t have to be boring.  Liven them up with Nutella and espresso buttercream frosting.  These stuffed cookies are decadent and delicious. Ingredients for cookies: 1/2 cup butter, softened 3 – cups powdered sugar 1 – large egg 1 1/2 – cups all-purpose […]

Pizza with Proscuitto and Arugula

Pizza with Proscuitto and Arugula

    Who doesn’t like Pizza? My favorite is Napolitano style Pizza with Proscuitto and Arugula. Living in New York City, pizza is available practically on every corner.  Some of the best pizza in the world can be found here, but my favorite style is […]

Farro Vegetable Casserole

Farro Vegetable Casserole

You may have noticed by now that I like Farro. I am always trying to come up with new ways to serve it. My family likes casserole dishes because they are all-in-one meals, and easy to eat.  So I decided to create a casserole using […]

Stuffed Zucchine with Riced Cauliflower, Spinach and Sausage

Stuffed Zucchine with Riced Cauliflower, Spinach and Sausage

  Zucchine and cauliflower are two wonderful summer vegetables.  What better way to enjoy both than to stuff one into the other.  This recipe is easy, nutricious, and delicious. Riced cauliflower makes the perfect base for the stuffing because it easily absorbs the flavors from […]

Marinated Grilled Chicken

Marinated Grilled Chicken

Marinated Grilled Chicken Grilled chicken is not something that I typically make, but I decided to give it a try. The marinade is a combination of ingredients I just threw together, which made the chicken moist and delicious. You can leave the skin on the […]

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad Prep Time: 20 minutes Serves: 4-5 Caprese salad is made with only four main ingredients, so it is important that you use the best ingredients possible.  I like to use mozzarella di bufala (mozzarella made with buffalo milk). You can find an imported […]