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Doris’ Bread Pudding

We have a special treat today. As we are in the middle of the Holiday today’s post should light a fire under you if you are still trying to find that “something” to make for your next get together.   Doris’ Bread Pudding is a VERY special treat. We don’t live near Doris anymore but… Read More Doris’ Bread Pudding

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Dessert

Sweet Ricotta Dumplings

SWEET RICOTTA DUMPLINGS It’s a Rainy Day… It’s a rainy damp early summer day here…maybe a good day to spend in the kitchen experimenting with some recipes. Now many of you may say “that’s the last thing I would do on a rainy day”. But some of you may love the thought of filling the… Read More Sweet Ricotta Dumplings

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Dessert

Blueberry Lemon Steamed Pudding

The Start of a Recipe This week I was able to tag along with Roger on a work trip he had to make to Virginia.  It was a quick trip, we went on Tuesday and came back Wednesday.  But it was such a nice to just have some time together. Many times when we are… Read More Blueberry Lemon Steamed Pudding

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Beef

Scacciatta

Scacciatta We all have recipes that elicit special feelings and warm our hearts. For me Scacciatta is one of those recipes. (Which I might add, for many years I have been spelling it “schachada”, so I finally did learn the correct spelling). It is comfort food for our soul and takes us back to pleasant… Read More Scacciatta

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Pasta

Cavatelli

PASTA As with so many of our recipes I am re-posting this in the “recipe” format for you.  If you haven’t tried these yet maybe now is the time!! Today we are making cavatelli’s. These are small pasta shells that have been referred to as “miniature hot dog buns” (Wikipedia definition). The word cavatelli means… Read More Cavatelli

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Breakfast

Cinnamon Coffee Cake

From “Bell bottoms to Tattoos”… when you choose to take stupid stands on things…bake a cake to make all things better…. For this post I need to roll back the clock quite a few years, maybe 17 or so.  Our oldest was 7 or 8 and  begging for a pair of the then in style… Read More Cinnamon Coffee Cake

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Beef

Family Favorite Swedish Meatballs

MEMORIES I know I talk a lot about special foods that evoke certain memories or emotions in us.  We all have them, hopefully those memories or emotions are good. SOMETIMES NOT SO GOOD… I know I have plenty of memories with my family that would not be so good.  A memory from our early days… Read More Family Favorite Swedish Meatballs

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