Pasta with Radicchio

If your looking for a quick, delicious and nutritious meal, please give this recipe a try.  I try to always have radicchio in the house for use in salads, but it also gives me the opportunity to make this dish any time I am looking for something quick and easy.   I always have the … Continue reading


When I think of meatloaf, I don’t find myself recalling fond memories of childhood.  My mother did make something she called meatloaf, and as a child I knew no better.  Once I tasted meatloaf in it’s true culinary form, I realized that what my mother made was merely a very large meatball, shaped into a … Continue reading

Fettuccine Bolognese a la Aunt Geri

I have many fond memories of my mother’s sister, Geri, and of course, many of them revolve around food.  Even when I am remembering how much fun it was to ride with her in her Thunderbird convertible, it is the blueberry pie a la mode at Schrafts or the diner that sticks out in my … Continue reading

Cavatelli with Broccoli

Cavatelli and broccoli……another winner from Little Nonni. However, when I think of this dish, I remember it as my mother’s.  It was a family favorite so she made it often.  It was the dish that most people requested when coming to our house for dinner.  She became famous for it.  It’s one of those dishes … Continue reading