Baked Rice and Mozzarella Pie

As mentioned in my last post, this Baked Rice and Mozzarella Pie recipe was the side dish that always accompanied chicken or veal parmigiana (see last week’s post) in my family growing up.  It might seem like too much cheese or too much sauce to you for one meal, but believe me, it works.  That being … Continue reading

Shrimp Scampi

  When I think back to the varieties of fish that were available when I grew up, I can only come up with three.  There was filet of flounder or sole, lobster tails and shrimp.  This seems hard to believe now, since you can find so much more than this in any supermarket.  The choices … Continue reading

Avgolemono Soup (Greek Lemon Chicken Soup)

  While discos and big hair were all the rage in the eighties, some of us were home, raising children and counting pennies.  Being “house poor” was sometimes trying, but thanks to good friends, we made the best of our Saturday nights.  While we did not dance under a disco ball, there was always great … Continue reading