summersquash

Summer Squash With Pancetta And Fresh Thyme

In the summer when vegetables are flourishing, I find I get carried away at my local green grocer and I end up almost always buying too much of everything....

spagmeatballs

Nonna’s Spaghetti & Meatballs

This is our family recipe for Spaghetti and Meatballs given to me by my Mother-in-law, who makes the best red sauce I’ve ever tasted, and I have been making...

stuffedeggplants

Baked Stuffed Eggplant

There are so many ways you can prepare eggplants, but when they are really fresh, I like to use a simple recipe to allow the fresh flavor of the...

vealchoptomsauce

Veal Chops With Sauteed Tomatoes

Thick, moist veal chops really don’t need too much added to them, but I do like them them once in a while with a scoop of tasty, fresh tomato...

stuffedcabbage

Veal Stuffed Cabbage

This dish is both tasty and filling and can be made the day before and reheated. You can vary the meat used in the filling, and substitute ground beef,...

cartedipiano

Sardinian Flat Bread

Pane Carasau ~ An Italian flat bread with a crisp, cracker-like texture that is seasoned with aromatic rosemary and coarse sea salt. I have also heard it nicknamed “piano paper” or...

onionschiacciata

Onion & Black Olive Focaccia

This is basically a focaccia, which is called a schiacciata in Tuscany. On our recent trip to Tuscany, we often saw this flat bread in almost every bakery we...

eggtart

Pancetta Zucchini Breakfast Tart

On our recent trip to Italy, we stayed at a beautiful country hotel called Relais Villa Giulia in Fano. The one thing I will always remember most about our...

scarpariello

Chicken Scarpariello

This is another Italian-American dish that translates as “shoemaker’s” style chicken, and consists of golden brown, pieces of roasted chicken that are topped with a tasty lemon flavored sauce....

balsamicpotatoes

Roasted Balsamic Potatoes

Patate al Forno con Aceto Balsamico ~ A vegetable dish that is great with grilled sausages, or a nice roasted chicken or breast of veal. This is an easy recipe...