Italian Easter Recipes Easter is a very important holiday in Italy, and like most Italian holidays it revolves around both the church and holiday food specialties. Easter in Italy is a Christian based holiday, which begins on Palm Sunday, and culminates the following week on Easter Sunday. Easter Monday alsoRead More →

Spring Lentil & Farro Salad We just returned to Michigan after a month in Florida, and the weather here is decidedly spring-like. Today the temperature will reach the mid-sixties, and although it will cool later in the week, we will have a few warm days to get outside and beginRead More →

Roasted Root Vegetables With Farro I love making a big grain-based salad during the week that we can enjoy at lunch for a couple of days. Farro is usually my grain of choice as I learned to love it living in Umbria, Italy, a few months each year. In Umbria,Read More →

Apple Rosemary Focaccia I make focaccia at least once a week. It is excellent for snacking on, making sandwiches, and serving at lunch and dinner alongside a bowl of soup or pasta. All of my grandkids love focaccia, and in fact, unless I hide it by freezing some of it,Read More →

Creamy Roasted Mushroom Soup I seem to be on a soup binge lately and find myself making two or three new soups every week. Although we do have a number of all time favorite soup recipes, I get bored of making the same thing too often, so I am alwaysRead More →

Pasta With Preserved Tomato Sauce Spending more time at home due to the Pandemic has meant I am spending more time in my kitchen, testing many more recipes. I have found that both my husband and I enjoy planning and preparing involved meals together. This is a perfect pastime forRead More →