Tagged with olive oil

Olives! Olives! Olives!

Olives! Olives! Olives!

Oh how do I love olives. My kids love them, my husband loves them,and my grandchildren love them. Who couldn’t love them? Don’t answer that! I’ve been busy writing menus for my upcoming cooking classes and one thing I notice in a lot of the recipes is the use of olives and/or olive oil. I … Continue reading

Crisco Brand Olive Oil Review

Last month I found a recipe contest where the grand prize was a trip to Italy. Talk about my dream come true! I was so excited that I ran out and bought the product required for the contest-Crisco Extra Virgin Olive Oil. What a waste of time and money. Photo credit: Crisco products Most of … Continue reading

Eye candy and second chances

I found a great photoblog that I hope my readers will enjoy. It’s full of Italian eye candy. Take a visit to Napoli Unplugged Photoblog for some wonderful shots of Italy. I spent 15 minutes there this morning. For a second chance at winning your own copy of Beyond the Pasta by Mark Leslie, hop … Continue reading

Winter snow days

Goodness but we are in the midst of a big storm here in NE Ohio. We have had five days of warnings about this snow storm and so far most of it is happening.  I really can’t tell what the snowfall total is so far due to the blowing and drifting of snow. I do … Continue reading

Ding ding ding…we have our winners!!

Photo credit: gigaweb I’d like to thank all of you for entering my giveaway and for all the well wishes on my blogiversary. It was a great year and I hope to have many more. So without further ado: Winner of Beyond the Pasta is #30- Rochael! Winner of the California Olive Ranch Olive oil is … Continue reading

Chicken with olives and tomatoes

I know it’s  not a very original title for a new recipe but it’s the best I can do in my present state of health. I am still sick and now my voice is just about gone. I haven’t cooked in a few days which had been a nice break.My wonderful hubby has been filling … Continue reading

Basil and Mozzarella Risotto

Oh I love the creamy and wonderful flavor of a risotto. This is my entry for the 3rd birthday celebration of Presto Pasta Nights. The host this week is the creator of PPN, Ruth at Once Upon a Feast. So be sure to go visit on Friday for the whole round-up and celebrate the goodness of … Continue reading