Category Archive: Food/recipes

Penne Pasta with Broccoli and Feta

Just thought I would share a quick recipe of our dinner tonight.  The ingredients are pretty simple: 1 bunch of broccoli Approx. 4 tablespoons + 3 tablespoons of olive oil 1 lb package… Continue reading

Latest impulse buy, Sur La Table

Upper East Side, NY, NY $9.95 each

An Annual New York Tradition – The Feast of San Gennaro

Yesterday, Roberto and I partook in an annual New York Tradition – the Little Italy Feast of San Gennaro.  Today is the last day of the Feast, but don’t worry if you missed… Continue reading

Farmer’s Market Zucchini Flower Risotto

I haven’t posted too many recipes.  The fact is that while I can find my way around a kitchen, my skills are mostly improvised rather than “by the book”.  This doesn’t really lend… Continue reading

Italian Garden

My parents have lived in the same house in Nassau County, Long Island since the year I was born 1974.  Actually, they moved there a couple of weeks before my birthday.  For as… Continue reading

Watermelon Pico de Gallo a la Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond

I think that I previously mentioned that I subscribe the Pioneer Woman’s recipe blog feed.  Well, the other day, she posted this gorgeous looking recipe for a pico de gallo (or salsa depending… Continue reading

Coffee Table Picnic Procured From Fairway Market

With all the expenses related to our fertility issues lately, we’ve been trying really hard at cost containment and budgeting. As such, we have been trying to limit our meals from the outside… Continue reading

Cowgirl in the City?

I’ve recently fallen in love with Ree Drummond’s website.  She is known as the Pioneer Woman and she really is a blogger extraordinaire.  Apparently, she has also been running a successful TV show and… Continue reading

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