Chorizo with Cherry Tomatoes and Sweet Peppers over Polenta

“happiness is a kitchen full of family” My family loves hot and spicy foods. Since I’m not a big fan, they always add hot sauce to everything. I used to think that Ronnie didn’t like my cooking; he explained that he did but liked it a bit hotter. Ronnie suggested using Chorizo with the polenta…

Shepherds Pie – Stefanie’s way

“cooking well doesn’t mean cooking fancy” Julia Child When Ronnie and Anthony decided to do a sugar free challenge for 2 weeks, I thought it sounded reasonable. I was so very wrong, everything has sugar in it! I was excited to find out that polenta doesn’t have sugar in it, and that’s what I’ve been…

Polenta with Shrimp, Mushrooms and Fire roasted tomatoes

“kitchens were made to bring families together” Today my husband Ronnie requested polenta (yet again), so I made it a bit different. I used fire roasted tomatoes, which made it a totally different taste . The polenta came out so creamy, the best I’ve made it so far. I hope you like this version! 2…

Polenta with Sausage and mushrooms

“you can’t just eat good food. you’ve got to talk about it first” So another polenta dish, ( I think I finally made the texture like my grandmother’s). I used some milk and cheese to make it creamy, which my son Anthony said made it “unhealthy.” I said “everything in moderation is ok”. I follow…

Polenta : Our new favorite

“spread love as thick as polenta” Traditional Italian Polenta is made with ground cornmeal. Polenta is a good source of fiber and protein, which helps you feel full. It is gluten free, rich in complex carbohydrates, contains vitamin A , low in fat, low calories, source of carotenoids, and contains essential minerals . When my…