Roasted Sausages and Grapes

Handcrafted sausages fired with grapes, red wine, and rosemary bring the true taste of Tuscany to your table. This dish perfectly balances the savory meat with the subtle sweetness of grapes to create an incr...

Due tipi di Ravioli

Last week we were lucky to enjoy a couple of cool and rainy days. After three and a half blistering hot weeks with temperatures around 100º F, a cloudy wet weekend was truly a treat. The ice maker had been wo...

Lasagna Casserole

A layer of ricotta cheese and spinach is a welcome addition to this lasagna style casserole dish. To prepare Lasagna Casserole: Meat Sauce: 1 lb ground Italian sausage 1 onion, diced 4 cloves ...

Penne alla Carbonara

Classic carbonara is made with bacon, eggs, and cream, tossed with spaghetti noodles and finished with cracked black pepper. What a great idea!  But where this delicious dish actually comes from is unclear, the...

Odds and Ends Pizza

Yesterday was one of those days where things just did not go quite as planned. The day began in a normal peaceful manner. I enjoyed having my coffee and listening to the birds sing, catching up on the news, a...

Classic Bolognese Sauce

Classic Bolognese Sauce (Makes about 6 main course servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 medium onion, finely chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 large carrot, finel...