Category Archives: mozzarella

Jun 25

Baked Stuffed Tomatoes with Beef & Mozzarella

Sometimes you end up with an overabundance of something and just aren’t quite sure what to do with it.  Such was the case with us recently – Frank came home with a dozen tomatoes on the vine, when we already … Continue reading

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May 24

Pepperoni Calzones

Can you name your top 10 favorite foods off the top of your head?  It’s harder than you might think…at least it is for me. Go ahead, try it…matter of fact, I’d love to see it in the comments! I … Continue reading

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May 16

Polenta Sausage Bake

Lately I’ve been making two dinners on Monday nights.  One for Monday, one for Tuesday (since I’m in the office all day).  The Tuesday meal obviously has to be a make-ahead, so I’ve been getting creative some weeks for fear … Continue reading

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Apr 26

Chicken Pasta Pesto Bake

I had a bit of a challenging day earlier this week.  To sum it up quickly… Got ready for work.  Bella got sick.  All over the house.  Plopped her in the bath.  Cleaned it all up…rug, floor, clothes…you get my … Continue reading

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Mar 16

Sicilian Artichoke Pie (Tortino di Carciofini)

These are a few of my favorite things… Artichokes. Cheese. Sicilian food. Combine them and what do you get?  Well, awesomeness is one word that comes to mind… My dad found an old cookbook that we’ve been sifting through and … Continue reading

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Jan 31

Roasted Garlic, Caramelized Leek & Bacon Bites

I haven’t been talking much about it, but I’m pretty freakin’ excited about the Super Bowl.  As a lifelong Giants fan, you can understand why. Once again, the underdog has prevailed.  I LOVE that.  Even when my team isn’t the … Continue reading

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Nov 21

Eat to the Beat: "Mambo Italiano" Chicken Parm

If you’re equally as obsessed with music as you are with food, you can pretty easily come across a song that reminds you of something you’d eat, or vice versa.  Elly from Elly Says Opa came up with Eat to … Continue reading

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Nov 9

Guest posting today!

Hi everyone!  Head on over to Dainty Chef to see what I’ve got cooking today.  Here’s a hint: If you aren’t familiar with Krissy’s blog, now’s your chance to make it happen 🙂  She’s got some great recipes that I … Continue reading

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Oct 12

Busy, busy, busy

When you’re running out of time, make pasta.  It’s as simple as that. And when you get tired of the usual pasta, make gnocchi. Gnocchi Florentine with Sausage 1 pound gnocchi 4 chicken sausage (or Italian, doesn’t matter…use your favorite), … Continue reading

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Sep 28

Memories live on (What’s Baking)

It took me about three seconds to decide what my contribution would be for this month’s What’s Baking challenge.  Dani from Cloud 8 1/2 chose “A Family Favorite” as the theme, and I immediately knew I’d be making one of our … Continue reading

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