Italian Frappe – Sweet Fritters These Italian Frappe or also known as Chiacchiere or Bugie are a crunchy fried or baked pastry dusted with powdered sugar. One of the most delicious Italian Carnevale treats. Frappe, Chiacchiere, Burgie or Nothings are just a few names for these simple thin fried doughRead More →

Chocolate Mousse Tarts Chocolate Mousse Tarts, for anyone who adores chocolate. An easy homemade tasty chocolate crust, filled with a creamy chocolate mousse. Perfect as a dessert for any occasion, even Valentine’s Day! I don’t know about you but I love chocolate, dark, milk and even white chocolate and nowRead More →

Stuffed Potato Pockets These easy Baked Stuffed Potato Pockets, make the perfect appetizer for any occasion. A tasty potato pastry is filled with ham or prosciutto and your favourite cheese. Baked in 20 minutes it will be the first appetizer to go.  Believe it or not Italians are big onRead More →

Raspberry, Dark Chocolate Chunk Muffins We are presently in Florida for a month, taking a break from the cold weather in Michigan. The day after we arrived in Florida, I had a new puppy fly in with his flight nanny from Texas. The puppy, named Zachary, is settling in nicely,Read More →

Stovetop Skillet Lasagna This Stove Top Skillet Lasagna is a Traditional Italian recipe but made on the stove top. No need to heat the oven. Perfect for week nights or anytime you have a craving for Lasagna. So good you might make it this way all the time! I thinkRead More →

Valentine’s Day Menu Valentine’s Day is a time to show that special someone in your life how much you care, and what expresses that more than a well planned, elegant dinner for two? It is suggested that if you are setting the mood for love, that you should keep theRead More →

Holiday Green Bean & Radicchio Salad I take my holiday menu planning very seriously. Although I always take my family’s requests into consideration, I like to add at least one new dish each year to our holiday table. This year I tested a few different side dishes but ended upRead More →

Easy Peanut Butter Cookies These Peanut Butter Cookies are so easy and delicious. The perfect amount of peanut butter makes them tasty and so hard to resist. Everyone will love these not just the kids! How to make the Cookies In a large bowl cream the butter, peanut butter, vanillaRead More →