Colors of the Rainbow ~ and my kitchen

The “canned food” section of my kitchen!  I have cans of Hatch Green Chile, Coconut Milk, Water Chestnuts and Muir Glen Fire Roasted Tomatoes in my pantry, but that is it.  For most meals, our plates look like a color bomb exploded!  Fresh this, fresh that ~ You can’t help feeling healthy with every bite!…

New Year’s Eve ~ “Fried” Ravioli

Be at War with your Vices, at Peace with your Neighbours, and let every New-Year find you a better Man.  ~Quoted in Benjamin Franklin’s 1755 Poor Richard’s Almanac I had a wonderful Christmas, visiting the great state of Colorado, my Brother and Sister-in-Law and their children, my parents, my kids and grandson. We even attended the…

Ravioli di patate con ripieno di melanzane

  A dear friend and mentor, C. D’Bramo asked me to translate this incredible ravioli recipe… I now cannot wait to try it! Oh my! Potato Ravioli stuffed with Eggplant 1 lb potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 cups flour, plus additional if needed  2 eggplants, peeled and cubed 3.5 oz smoked cheese (scamorza, if you…

Food from Friends… The Marriage of Poland and Italy

I am so excited and honored to be sharing this post today!  I know what you’re thinking… “Poland and Italy?  Is she crazy?”   Mr and Mrs D ~ second family to my husband after he immigrated with his family and moved to Ohio, are amazing.  Mr D is the typical hard-working, generous and kind-hearted…