Sausage Ragu with Spinach and Parmesan

As the weather is getting colder, slightly heartier dinners are in order and this one hits the spot. So flavorful and satisfying. Recipe Sausage Ragu with Spinach and Parmesan Ingredients:12 oz. penne rigate pasta1 T olive oil1 lb. bulk Italian sausage1 cup diced onions1 T minced garlic1 T tomato paste1 T dried Italian herbs1/2 tContinue reading “Sausage Ragu with Spinach and Parmesan”

Chicken breasts stuffed with feta cheese

This is a constant favorite and go-to recipe for me. It’s easy, light and many sides compliment it. In the summer, I like to serve a cold orzo salad and “cheese toasts” (pita bread sprinkled with Parmesan cheese and broiled till brown and bubbly). In cooler weather, warm pasta sprinkled with Parmesan cheese and aContinue reading “Chicken breasts stuffed with feta cheese”

Green Beans and Bacon

I was asked by a friend to bring “something green” to our Thanksgiving meal. Peas are my typical go-to green side vegetable, apart from a green salad, but I wanted to take it up a notch for my dear friends’ small gathering and make a more flavorful dish. I think French Green beans are aContinue reading “Green Beans and Bacon”

Mushroom Pork Chops

I was tiring of my recent dinner routine, grill this…grill that. So, I took a look through recipes I had wanted to try and found this little gem. It’s easy, fast and delicious! Ingredients1 T olive oil4 boneless, center cut pork chopssalt and pepper to taste2 T butter8 ounces sliced mushrooms1 t garlic, minced1 1/2Continue reading “Mushroom Pork Chops”

2020 Christmas Cookies

Every year I make 12 different type of cookies (Twelve Days of Christmas) to share with neighbors and friends to celebrate the Christmas holiday. A few constants regarding my baking are as follows. I always use what my mother called “air bake pans”. The bottoms of cookies are less likely to burn when using these.Continue reading “2020 Christmas Cookies”

Ribeye French Onion Soup and Green Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

During these times when travel abroad is not an option due to health concerns, familiar senses can conjure up wonderful memories of holidays. French Onion Soup is a dish so classically French, that thoughts of dining at a quaint Paris bistrot come flooding back by its comforting aromas and taste. This recipe adds a bitContinue reading “Ribeye French Onion Soup and Green Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing”