I love Strawberries. If I HAD to pick a favorite fruit, they’d definitely be in the top 5 list. One thing that I noticed very quickly when I first moved here is that strawberries weren’t readily available in the supermarkets like back home. It’s not unusual to walk into your local grocery store and see … More Easy Strawberry Cake
Yes! It’s that time of year again when it is perfectly acceptable to profess your love for the chocolate hazelnuttly goodness that is NUTELLA!! Let me be honest, everyday is World Nutella Day in our house and we don’t need an excuse to enjoy it. However when I first heard of this “holiday” I was … More World Nutella Day 2016
After a whole year of being here, I have no idea why Carlo has not had his mother make Crocchette before. They are my new favorite things to eat and probably the easiest things I’ve made so far. The only way to describe these are by saying they are fried Mashed Potatoes. I know my … More Crocchette: crispy, cheesy and just plain YUM!
Every time we go to Mamma Adelasia’s house to eat, Carlo always mentions that I need to learn how to make (whatever we are eating that night). So, a few months ago, I learned to make one of my new favorite side dishes: Roasted Peppers. (Peperoni Arrostiti) So, I thought I would try to make … More Roasted Peppers
One of my favorite things that Mamma Adelasia makes is Zucchini Fritti. It’s so good and not very healthy but… it’s zucchini so, it’s half-way healthy. Because it is soo simple and good, I always make it when zucchini is on sale at the store. Zucchini Fritti Zucchini Olive oil Salt Start by Slicing the … More Zucchini Fritti
One of my favorite things to do is to cook. I love buying cook books and trying out recipes, making my family members the guinea pigs. This recipe for Jalapeno poppers is one. It was given to me by a coworker. Once I made them, Carlo just loved them. Unfortunately, They are a greasy,fatty pleasure … More Jalapeno Poppers and Bruschetta