Yummy Pizzelles

“enjoy the little things” These are one of my family’s favorites. I try to make them during the holidays, although Anthony requests them all the time. I’ve tried many recipes, but this one is my favorite. The recipe came with the Cuisinart maker. I hope you enjoy them as much as we do. Classic Pizzelle…

Happy New Year

“trust the magic of new beginnings” Every New Year, it’s a tradition in my family to make lentils. It’s supposed to bring in the new year with good luck; so every year I make them. I always wonder if it would make a difference if I didn’t make them, but I won’t take a chance….

Happy Thanksgiving

“what if, today, we were grateful for everything” – charlie brown Holidays always bring back fond memories of my dad, he loved when all his children were together. My dad gave me a special gift, he taught me how to welcome people into my house when they didn’t have a place to eat. When I…

Mama’s Antipasto

“Food is Memories” This is not your traditional Italian Antipasto, this is my grandmothers version. Even though she was from Italy she wasn’t the traditional grandmother . She was more of a contemporary cook, she was ahead of her time. I have such fond memories of all her cooking. She didn’t cook often but when…