Chicken (or Veal) Parmigiana

Every time I make chicken or veal parmigiana, I am transplanted back in time to the late 50s and 60s.  Next to pizza and spaghetti and meatballs, this was indeed the most famous Italian dish.  It was Italian home cooking at it’s finest, and I loved it!  However, whenever I ordered this dish at a … Continue reading

Eggplant Meatballs (Meatless)

This past Sunday was the first day of Autumn, and I know what my family was thinking.  “Enough with the cherry tomatoes.  When are we going to have real gravy and meatballs again on Sundays ??”  Is summer really over?  Is it really time to start thinking about meals indoors?   As much as I hate … Continue reading

Pasta e Fagioli

I apologize for seeming to be obsessed with beans (fagioli) lately, but it’s winter, and beans make for a hearty meal. I don’t really think about beans as much in the summer. It’s in winter that we want our meals to have a bit more substance and earthiness. And beans do the trick. Besides, who … Continue reading