Bolognese Sauce…the Italian way!

 Here are a few helpful tips when  cooking bolognese that will make this a “truly tasty Italian meal”     1. This is slow food. Do not skip, or rush through the ingredients or the process.            2. Allow your sauce to cook very gently for several hours to deepen the flavors.       3. Use bacon,  because it truly enhances the flavor    4. Use the combo […]

Linguini and White Clam Sauce

I always have a cans of clams in the housefor this favorite, easy, quick dinner. It’s a favorite of ours to order when we go out,but it’s just as good at home. You can add freshclams in the shells to the sauce to fancy it up,but here’s the quick version.I usually have everything else I […]

Marsala Chicken

I love when I find a new recipe and then realize  that I have all the ingredients. That’s what happened this week when I walked into Publix.   I picked up their weekly recipe card and read the  list of ingredients. I already had the chicken  thawing at home. I also had the rest of the  […]

Cheesy Beef Noodle Bake

This is a comfort-food casserole that’s across between baked spaghetti and lasagna,  only much easier. A good family night recipe  when you don’t want to do a lot of prep.  If you don’t have green onions or have picky “what’s the green stuff?” eaters, just leave them out.  Serve with a salad and crusty bread.  Cheesy Beef Noodle […]

Pasta with Sausage Cream Sauce

The thing I love about this recipe is that it’s not only delicious and easy, but I can let it simmer on the stove for quite some time until I’m ready to serve dinner. That makes it agood pot luck or buffet dish. The addedcream is a nice flavor change from thetraditional pasta sauce.  I used bulk Italian sausage, but youcan use links and remove the […]

Noodle Kugel

This is my favorite kugel recipe and it’s the  first one I was given by a friend over 30 years ago. Kugel is a sweet noodle casserole that’s  traditionally served at Jewish holidays. I make  it about once or twice a year when the calendar reminds me. It’s a different side dish that goes well with brisket […]

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