Latest Recipes

Red Cabbage Risotto

Tidbits...it is cabbage magic.  Just a squirt of lemon juice and voilà- the violet colored purèe changes to a vivid "hot pink".   The purèe...

Michigan Cherry Pecan Cookies

Tidbits...The Traverse City cherry festival was always a stop on our summer vacation.  Now to enjoy that sweet taste year round I keep dried cherries...

Susamelle ( o susamieli)

Tidbits...    This recipe, a traditional recipe from Ciociaria (the area where we live) was handed down by our dear Zia Erminia.   These biscotti are...

Merry Christmas

The nostalgia of warm holidays fill my heart with beautiful memories of my grandparents, my mom and dad, my sister, my cousins and my “little”...

Thanksgiving (Menu)

Tidbits..Thanksgiving is the special day of the year that I share with my family and friends (both near and far) ...warmth of the table, nostalgia...

Thanksgiving Antipasto (Menu)

Tidbits...I love "my" American holiday.  I hold it very dear to my heart and celebrate it with joy. Another year with so many reasons to...