a prossimo volta

Another visit to Sicily is coming to an end. Bittersweet, as we’ll miss the weddings of dear friends, Pietro and Chiara and cousin Dario to his sweet fiancé. But… we’ll be heading back to a new home in sunny (!) Florida, saying farewell to lovely family and friends in Ohio AND picking up my Mom…

Spanakopita Triangles

This quick and easy appetizer is delicious and can be modified to fit your taste: add cubed, roasted chicken, crumbled italian sausage, use roasted peppers, add spice, even use prepared phyllo shells or even puff pastry! 4 T olive oil 1 sweet or red onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb spinach, rinsed and…

Keepin’ it Simple ~ Keepin’ it Real

I have often been asked for simple recipes with simple steps, to create something new…  Here are a few ideas, from appetizer to pasta course ~ enjoy ~ v canapés – an appetizer consisting of a piece of bread or toast or a cracker topped with a savory spread to begin, use plain white, wheat or rye…