Maple Glazed Baked Pumpkin Donuts Baked Pumpkin Donuts are soft, lightly spiced with cinnamon, and the best fall weekend breakfast treat. They are easier than fried donuts and made with a lot less oil. Don’t forget the homemade maple glaze for the finishing touch! With fall arriving I can’t stopRead More →

Pasta alla Gricia I first enjoyed a bowl of this simple pasta in Rome, and after my first bite, I fell in love with this simple yet tasty dish. I have enjoyed this dish many times since I first tasted it over thirty years ago. Still, I fell in loveRead More →

Roasted Pumpkin Puree Roasting Pumpkin is the perfect way to make puree. Delicious, healthy and much better than canned. Any and all recipes that call for canned you can use this Roasted Pumpkin Puree. From Gnocchi to Muffins to a tasty Pumpkin Cake. When I first came to Italy andRead More →

Roasted Applesauce Cake Many years ago, I posted my favorite way to prepare applesauce which involves roasting the apples, bringing out and enhancing the best flavor possible. One of my favorite recipes to use this delicious Roasted Applesauce is in this rustic applesauce cake, which is delicious for breakfast or a mid-morningRead More →

Veal Meatballs With Sage And Marsala There are few dishes as comforting as a big bowl of tender meatballs covered in a flavorful sauce. I first made these meatballs probably over twenty years ago and have made them often over the years when I want something quick and easy to prepare. PolpettineRead More →

Thin Crunchy Chewy Pecan Cookies These Pecan Cookies, are a thin buttery brown sugar cookie, full of chopped pecans, that have a delicious caramel taste. Flattened and baked until golden and crispy. You won’t be able to stop at one! Fall has sprung in a lot of the world, butRead More →

Fennel Parmesan {Finocchi alla Parmigiana} Everyone is familiar with Eggplant Parmesan, but did you realize you could the replace eggplant with other vegetables such as artichokes or fennel? Fennel is usually available late summer, but I recently found nice firm bulbs on sale at my local grocery store so IRead More →

Easy Pizza Topped Hamburger Pie  Pizza Topped Hamburger Pie, is a delicious classic dish made even better! A tasty ground beef and veggie filling topped with cheesy pizza pinwheels. The perfect family dinner that kids and adults alike will enjoy. This skillet recipe has become one of our favourite easyRead More →

Pecan Pie Cookies Pecan Pie Cookies combine the classic pie with buttery cookies for a decadent stuffed cookie. Each cookie is filled with pecan pie filling and if you love chocolate, you can add chocolate chips, too. Perfect for the fall, Thanksgiving, or the holiday season, these cookies need toRead More →