It’s time to make the cookies!! When I wrote my cookbook, MaMa Mia Cucina back in 2007 and then revised it in 2011, through the many book signings, the one question I was asked was, ‘what is your favorite recipe’? My response is the same today as it was then. I have two favorites. My […]
Drunken Spaghetti Recipe on Pittsburgh Today Live Television
Drunken Spaghetti?! Yes, and it is delicious. As demonstrated on KDKA’s Pittsburgh Today Live, this dish is sweet onion and garlic cooked in extra-virgin olive oil and butter until tender and caramelized. Pour in the red wine, water, salt and bring to a boil. The spaghetti boils and cooks down, adding some crushed red pepper, […]
Pastina and Egg Recipe – A ‘Get-Well Soup’
It’s mid-October up North, and after a few very busy days and not enough sleep, I woke to my first sore throat of the season, which is my body’s way of telling me that I am in need of some rest and nourishment. Sound familiar? If we listen, our bodies speak to us. I […]
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
The beginning of a NEW! Year and all of its grandeur, promises, hopes, dreams, freshness and newness, as a blank sheet of paper and a blanket of freshly fallen snow. What do you want to write? What path do you want to take? And, what will life look like next year on this day? A […]
Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays!
“It’s the mOst wonderful time of the year!” The holiday season can be a magical time of year. We can flip through electronics and catch a food or music clip. It can take us back to a place in time in the capturing of our senses with the foods we see, smell, taste, bake, make […]
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