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My “Big Night”

My “Big Night”

  If you are familiar with Italian movies or have read my post, My Favorite Movies About Food, tonight is going to be one of my “big nights”. It’s the night I cook for the very people who generously gave their time, money and service to my husband and I on our wedding day, exactly  eighteen and … Continue reading

Braciole’ and Ricotta Gnocchi

Braciole’ and Ricotta Gnocchi

As I dig deeper into the launching my own small business, I am energized more and more. Soon I have a chance to practice cooking in front of people with an upcoming job. I’ll be cooking a dinner for a group of twelve wonderful people. These are people I’ve known my entire married life. They … Continue reading

Cavatelli….it was supposed to be simple.

I decided to try my hand at making cavatelli. It didn’t work out so good. I ended up with gnocchi-like pasta instead. I found this blog,  What’s Cooking-Italian Style Cuisine, and followed the recipe exactly. I also watched the short video, which doesn’t have a good angle to show how to “roll” the cavatelli very … Continue reading

Braised Chicken with Fennel

Braised Chicken with Fennel

This year for our Mother’s day celebration, the men of my house cooked the main meal of the day. I supplied the food, recipes and was available for consulting. They did the rest. One of the dishes they made was roasted carrots and fennel but we had way too much fennel for our needs that … Continue reading

Ricotta gnocchi

Tonight I tried this recipe for Ricotta Gnocchi that I found at Italian food forever. It is so simple, just like the pictures and recipe say. I decided to take pictures, or have my son take some pictures, of the whole process. So let’s begin with the basic ingredients.