Manhattan Clam Chowder

Manhattan Clam Chowder I have had a number of people ask me for a recipe for Manhattan Clam Chowder. I did a sort of take on my New England Clam Chowder…click here for recipe…you [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Oyster Dressing

Oyster Dressing I have made my Grandfather’s Sausage Stuffing (Dressing) for years, but had yet to even attempt to create a recipe for Oyster Dressing. Well…until now. My taste [...]

Zuppa Toscana

Zuppa Toscana I do not frequent Olive Garden, but one thing I do remember when I went there a few times, was this soup. I have been searching Pinterest and the internet for a recipe. I just could [...]

Sausage Stuffing

Sausage Stuffing Stuffing or Dressing? Whatever you grew up calling it…everyone has a favorite recipe…this is mine. Thanksgiving for me is typically the only time of year that I make [...]