PENNE PASTA with LEMON ALFREDO SAUCE

PENNE PASTA with LEMON ALFREDO SAUCE

This is my son, Tim’s version of the penne pasta dish he had on a recent trip to the lovely city of Amalfi, Italy. He couldn’t stop telling me about how freshly-squeezed lemons were infused into the alfredo sauce. So when he got back home, here’s the version he recreated: TIM’S PENNE PASTA with LEMON […]

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CRANBERRY – LIMONCELLO DRINK

CRANBERRY – LIMONCELLO DRINK

      Nothing warms my heart more than to know that my 2 grown sons are now culinary aficionados in their spare time. On a recent trip to Italy, Tim tasted a delicious Penne & Asparagus dish with Lemon Alfredo sauce, and when he got back home, tried to recreate it. Not missing a beat, […]

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“FOOD FOR THE GODS” : DATES & NUTS BARS

“FOOD FOR THE GODS” : DATES & NUTS BARS

During Thanksgiving or holiday get-togethers, one of the most sought-after desserts I bring to the event is a generous amount of “FOOD FOR THE GODS”. These are rich, date bars which are packed with humongous amounts of butter, sugar, eggs, flour, dates, walnuts and raisins. Thus, the name connotes it is meant only “for the […]

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BACON-WRAPPED MEATLOAF

BACON-WRAPPED MEATLOAF

If it’s getting harder each year to think of holiday gifts for the men on your list, then here’s an idea: “RECIPES Every Man Should Know” is a new cookbook  and a unique, affordable gift. It is designed to look like the guy’s ultimate “black book” in a handy pocket size, measuring 6 x 3 […]

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Beef Pot Roast : Mom’s Recipe

Beef Pot Roast : Mom’s Recipe

As the holidays are nearing, thoughts turn to dish ideas for festivities. This one is a sure winner. Growing up, we were taught that good beef was not to be wasted, so we tried hard never to mess up cooking beef dishes. The discipline paid off, because today, I can whip up Mom’s Pot Roast […]

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