Sausage and Swiss Chard Soup

Here is an easy, nutritious soup that can be made in under 45 minutes, and will soothe your soul after a long day of Holiday shopping. I’ve already made it twice this holiday season. It can be made in the morning before you head out and then just warm it up later, or you can … Continue reading

Swiss chard

Swiss chard is a delicious and beautiful vegetable.  Even though it is available all year long now in our supermarkets, it reminds me of summer.  This is the time of year that my mother would prepare it.  As a child in the 50s and early 60s, we used to have a”vegetable truck” that came to … Continue reading

Minestra e Fagioli

Thirty-six years ago, just about to the day of this posting, my cousin, and dear friend, brought me a container of her home-made “Minestra e Fagioli.”   I was just about to give birth to my daughter ( having Braxton Hicks contractions), and I was confined to our apartment.  It was the coldest and iciest … Continue reading