Take the Parmesan out of the Pesto and you have a much sharper taste of garlic. Spread this Pesto over Rack of Lamb and you have a mouthwatering treat! The delicious flavor of roasted lamb melts into the Pesto and the result is a spectacular treat. I urge you to […]
How I miss the taste of a wonderful lasagne made with meat sauce and cheese! Well, this week I added veggie meat crumbles to my homemade tomato sauce, loaded on all the cheese and baked it. Spectacular results! This is an easy recipe made with “no boil” lasagne noodles. All […]
This is a wonderful all-purpose Tomato Sauce that is full of flavor and works well with any pasta or vegetable recipe. Prep time: 15 minutes
Roasting the eggplant rather than frying it makes this dish much lighter and less oily that what we’re used to. Fresh tomato sauce raises the flavor level of this recipe enormously; but it’s still delicious with bottled sauce. Serve with a big beautiful salad and a loaf of crusty bread. […]
This Summertime hors d’oeuvre couldn’t be more simple. You can use any type of toothpick or skewer you like. Mozzarella and Tomatoes are always perfect together. Add blueberries for the Fourth of July or just because they’re delicious! Chilled Rosé or white wine make it a real celebration!
My husband and I ate an Italian Almond Tart for the first time in Rome years ago. We were utterly surprised when the waiters presented it with a small hammer. When we asked what we should do with the hammer, we were told to gently tap the tart to break […]
Lasagne noodles layered with homemade tomato sauce, mozzarella, parmesan and baby spinach come together to form this wonderful casserole. I like to make two at a time and always have one in the freezer.
I learned how to make Chicken with Currants, Olives and Herbs when I was taking a cooking class right outside of Florence, Italy. Knowing I was Kosher, the Chef made all the recipes with vegetable stock so I could eat them. There was no substitution for the chicken; so I […]
This recipe is so easy and versatile. Sauté vegetables of your choice, add cheese or don’t, pour beaten eggs over mixture and bake. Make the frittata before your company arrives or greet them and pop it into the oven. Have a drink and voila – brunch/lunch is ready.
The tofu absorbs the flavors of the olives, currants, white wine and herbs and is transformed into a delicious vegetarian entree.