lambshanks

Braised Lamb Shanks On Soft Polenta

Lamb shanks are the perfect cut of meat to prepare by braising and this recipe is easy enough for a novice to make but perfect for entertaining. After assembling...

tomatocutlets

Crispy Chicken Cutlets With Fresh Tomatoes

This is one of my favorite chicken dishes that I have made frequently over the years. Luckily, ripe, sweet cherry tomatoes are available year round, so anytime I am...

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Fig, Prosciutto & Goat Cheese Salad

I have always loved the combination of figs and prosciutto; the sweet and salty combination is addicting! I took the combination one step further in this wonderful fall salad...

sausagetomatoes

Roasted Sausages With Tomatoes, Peppers & Onions

This is another easy dish that can be put together quickly and baked when needed. Chopped vegetables are placed in a casserole dish with sausage links on top. As...

cheesecauli2

Perfect Potluck Pasta Bake

This was one of my children’s favorite pasta recipes when they were growing up, and I made often throughout the years although it has been tweaked a little along...

heirloomtomato

Heirloom Tomato Salad With Goat Cheese Crumbles

I debated whether to add this into my recipe collection as it is so simple that it is difficult to describe it as a recipe. This is another dish...

chilecrumbs

Spaghetti With Garlic, Chilies, Lemon & Crispy Bread Crumbs

This is one of those quick pasta dishes that can be thrown together in mere minutes, yet is so tasty, it will become a family favorite. I love the...

lobstersalad

Amalfi Lobster Salad

We first tasted this delicious dish while traveling in Italy along the Amalfi coast and have made it many times since. In fact, I think I can honestly say...

clamssopressata

Clams With Spicy Sausage

Vongole con Salami Picante ~ This is a very tasty dish that combines fresh, Littleneck clams with chopped spicy salami sausage. I used a sopressatta Calabrese sausage, but you...

figbruschetta

Bruschetta With Gorgonzola And Fresh Figs

This is one of the easiest antipasti recipes possible and yet is both delicious and attractive as well. I chose to keep my bruschetta simple, but you could also...