Italian Sausage and Beans

Italian Sausage and Beans A few years ago I was watching an episode of Extra Virgin on the Cooking Channel and came across this recipe…I fell in love immediately! I think I may have [...]

Chicken Fried Rice

Chicken Fried Rice Ok…I’m going to admit that I am one of those people who call in an order for Asian Food and ask to make my Chicken Fried Rice to my liking…meaning NO [...]

Clam Chowder

Clam Chowder Clam Chowder is by far one of my favorite soups to eat…anytime of the year! I see it on a menu…it is a must try for me. I have been making this recipe for a few years [...]

Candied Bacon

Candied Bacon I have been making this Candied Bacon for years. It still wows a crowd. This is more of a “how to” than a recipe. I have tried several techniques over the years and [...]

White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili Looking for the ultimate in comfort food? This recipe for White Chicken Chili is by far one of my favorites. It is actually my spin on McCormick’s recipe. It is super [...]

Clams Oreganata

Clams Oreganata As I was searching for ideas for my Feast of the Seven Fishes blog, I came across several recipes for Clams Oreganata. Honestly, this is the first time I ever heard of [...]

Fried Smelt Fish

Fried Smelt Fish As a child, I remember my Mother making Fried Smelt Fish every Christmas Eve. It was one of my favorites. I also remember helping her in the kitchen to clean and dress them. [...]

Feast of the Seven Fishes

Feast of the Seven Fishes The Feast of the Seven Fishes is an Italian-American tradition. I grew up Roman Catholic. My Mother followed the tradition of abstaining from eating meat on Christmas [...]

Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi I’m taking it back old school with this recipe for Shrimp Scampi. Serve with or without pasta…you decide. I love recipes that are quick and easy and can feed a lot of [...]

Charcuterie

Charcuterie Charcuterie…it’s not just restaurant food anymore. Below are some tips on how you can create a crowd-pleasing charcuterie board that’s perfect for your next party, [...]