Take-out Tuesday, Spaghetti Squash al forno

This is a fun twist on pasta, easy to assemble or make ahead, and light enough for warmer temps and summer dining This dish is full of Italian favorites like salami, tomatoes, mozzarella and Parmesan.  Al forno is Italian for baked, thus the recipe name, Spaghetti Squash al forno The hardest part of this dish … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Salami Carbonara

Carbonara…it just might be the ultimate comfort food….😋 If you’ve never made Carbonara, it’s a great thing to have in your repertoire It’s the dish that chefs make most often for themselves after a long day in the kitchen It’s heavenly satisfying, a cinch to throw together, and a hit with all appetites If you … Continue reading

Party Panache, Italiano Morsi

I’ve been busy this week hosting the Gulf Coast Bloggers It was a challenge getting ready for the September meeting at my house the day after Labor Day After  throwing my family out the door Monday morning  encouraging my family to leave early to beat the traffic Monday,  I got busy  shoveling toys and laundry  … Continue reading

Party Panache, Antipasto Cocktail Cupcakes

One of my guilty pleasures is reading culinary mysteries.  They can be sort of like reading a cookbook with a story…I recently read light and silly, Pies and Peril by Janel Gradowski and was delighted when she included some of her mouth watering recipes at the end~ Antipasto Cocktail Cupcakes is my version of her … Continue reading