Tagged with olive oil

Bacon-wrapped chicken involtini

This is my version, based from a recipe from grouprecipes.com . I decided to use ingredients I had on hand and those my family likes.  I also wanted to try to make something more frugal since I have had a few questions about how much money my meals cost. So I am going to give … Continue reading

Ravioli making

My family came for a visit and I promised them homemade ravioli. I can remember every year at Easter, my grandparents and their cousins made ravioli for the Easter meal. I also remember walking to the cousin’s house with my dad or uncle to get the ravioli box out of their freezer . To me, it was … Continue reading

Pesto Chicken Italiano Quick and Easy

My dear friend passed this recipe along to me a while back. It’s very good and simple. It’s what’s for dinner tonight. Sorry, no pictures today. No one is here to photograph me cooking. 1 tbs olive oil 1 lb boneless Chicken breasts, sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 large bell pepper, cut into thin strips … Continue reading

Under the weather but still cooking

That is how I started the new year, not feeling well. I can’t even tell you it’s because I partied like a crazy on Dec. 31st. I can’t say it’s due to late hours because I stayed home and was in bed by 10:30 PM. I didn’t even see the ball drop in NYC. Old … Continue reading

Sausage and Cici bean soup

Well here we are with  my last post for 2009. I want to thank all my visitors who have encouraged me to keep doing this blogging thing. It means so much to me knowing that people are visiting and returning for more. Please drop me a comment and let me know what you think. And … Continue reading

Rosemary and cheese focaccia bread

Today is a baking day. I decided to test my skills with yeast breads. I have never made a yeast bread by hand before, I have used a bread machine, but that is not the same thing by any means. Foccacia bread is a simple bread to start with. A little history of the focaccia … Continue reading