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Italian Macaroni and Cheese

Italian Macaroni and Cheese

Italian Mac and Cheese is the ultimate macaroni and cheese dish that tastes so amazing and is not as one noted as a traditional macaroni and cheese dish. The ingredients are very simple in this Italian mac and cheese. The Ingredients are: Ham Peas (optional 

Spaghetti with Pork Bolognese Sauce

Spaghetti with Pork Bolognese Sauce

Spaghetti with pork bolognese has to be one of the all time most comforting foods. It reminds me of Sunday suppers growing up in a large Italian family where everyone would gather at my grandmother’s house for dinner. It has wonderful memories and tastes so 

Orecchiette and Broccoli

Orecchiette and Broccoli

Orecchiette and broccoli is a dish that I have been making for my family since my kids were toddlers and it was made for me by my Mom. Orecchiette means little ears in Italian and it makes the perfect shape for holding the olive oil 

Italian Baked Zucchini

Italian Baked Zucchini

Italian Baked Zucchini is a delicious way to make zucchini and definitely a zucchini recipe to keep in your repertoire. This is basically a zucchini parmesan but without the breading. Italians love making baked vegetables with tomatoes and cheese and this baked zucchini is no 

Pan Fried Halloumi Salad

Pan Fried Halloumi Salad

Pam fried halloumi salad is a very flavorful vegetarian salad that will please everyone, even the meat eaters.  Halloumi if you have not had it before is a sheeps milk and ewes milk cheese made in the Mediterranean. It is salty and firm making it 

Mostly From Scratch Cuban Black Beans

Mostly From Scratch Cuban Black Beans

Mostly from scratch cuban black beans is my recipe for a classic cuban black beans dish that can be made very quickly and still taste great. These are called mostly from scratch because to make cooking a little faster, we use canned black beans instead 

Grilled Steak Tips with Rojo Chimichurri

Grilled Steak Tips with Rojo Chimichurri

Grilled Steak Tips with Rojo Chimichurri sauce is a full of flavor dish that everyone loves who I serve it to. If you have been following along with me for a while then you know I love grilled meats with sauces!  Grilling doesn’t have to 

Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Sausage and tortellini soup is one of my all time favorite soups that I make. This soup is made with a broth that is full of garlic for warmth and just a touch of heavy cream for sweetness that compliments the sausage and vegetables in