Category: Italian

Idiot Proof Pasta Dish with Meat and Tomato Sauce

Italian Table for Two

Every man needs an arsenal of at least three recipes in his quiver. Preferably, seven. Seven days of heaven is sure to win the heart of many a fair maiden. The smells alone of this amazingly easy dish…will have women…

Grecian Goddess Pasta Salad

Dancing Goddesses

This dish is a classic Greek salad with (you guessed it) PASTA! Eat it hot or cold, as a side or a main course. Pair it with a nice crisp white wine and a friend or two. ½ Green Pepper,…

Creamy Chicken Fettucine for Two

Kissing

As the weather cools, my inner self seeks pasta. Who am I kiddin? Pasta calls to me come, come ANY Season. After this carb feast, just get busy with your mate (Wink, wink). Loving burns calories and decreases stress! 8…

Pasta Carbonara A Rich Sauce of Cream and Bacon

Pasta for Two

James Beard once said, “A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch.” If you’re in the mood for a full-fat, carb-loving extravaganza THIS DISH IS IT! If it’s winter… If it’s THAT time…

Mixed Nut Biscotti – A Hard Italian Cookie

Mixed Nuts

I used to partake in a Christmas Cookie Swap.  Most of the cookies were quite nice, but the very best of them all was Steve’s Biscotti.  He inspired my foray into biscotti experimentation.  This type of cookie is traditionally twice…

Rib Stickin Tummy Huggin Chunky Ragu

Italian Cafe

Sometimes it takes time to create a masterpiece. This dish is one of them. “Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” Federico Fellini 2 lb. Piece of Chuck Beef 4 Mild Italian Sausages 1 Large Onion, chopped fine A…

Love Inspired Pesto

Basil

Sir Thomas Moore once said, “A man taking basil from a woman will love her always.” Well, I believe it goes both ways…man or woman, neither stands a chance. Basil truly does inspire romance! This Northern Italian sauce comes from…

Roasted Garlic Oil Dip for Bread

Fresh Garlic

Once you really get your-cook-on,experimenting will be the name of the game! This recipe lends itself well to substitutions. But PLEASE, I say this in hindsight, write it down! I have lost so many great meals because I never bothered…

Spaghetti Bolognese – Impressive Italian

Spaghetti Bolognese My cousin, a stewardess at British Airways, left me with her boyfriend (now husband) while she flew off to Paris for work. He made Spaghetti Bolognese for supper that night.  Up until then, I’d never had a man…