Category Archives: Family Favorites

Dec 2013
Classic Four Cheese Lasagna

You’ve heard of engagement chicken, right? Theory behind it is, make this chicken recipe, and you’ll get any guy to fall in love with you and soon have a ring on your finger. Chicken is great, but for my husband? … Continue reading

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Feb 2012
Grandma’s Spaghetti & Meatballs

Growing up, Sunday afternoons meant pasta at grandma and grandpa’s. My little Italian grandma would make the sauce, which simmered on the stove all day filling the house with most mouth-watering aroma. My grandpa was in charge of making homemade noodles, which … Continue reading

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Mar 2011
The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies

Everyone has their favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. My favorite recipe comes from my grandmother, and they were the only chocolate chip cookies that we ate growing up. It was by far the most commonly made recipe in our house, proven by … Continue reading

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Feb 2011
Crispy Cornflake Cookies

Back in November, I made some Buffalo Chicken Tenders using cornflakes as the breading. While they turned out great, I was stuck with a huge box of cornflakes. Seeing as I don’t really eat sugary cereals, they sat in my cupboard … Continue reading

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Feb 2011
Banana Muffins

It doesn’t matter whether I buy 1, or 5 bananas, I never seem to eat them all before they turn brown. While I personally prefer my bananas almost green, brown ripe bananas give me a great excuse to make banana muffins … Continue reading

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Jan 2011
Stuffed Pepper Soup

Long time, no see blog readers! Life has been crazy these past few weeks, leaving me little time to cook. Between moving into a new townhouse, and working tons of 12 hour shifts in a row, my poor little blog has … Continue reading

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Jan 2011
Italian Fig Cookies

Making these Italian fig cookies, also known as cucidati, are an annual tradition with my family. As a child, I fondly remember going over to my grandparents house a few weeks before Christmas to spend an entire afternoon baking dozens and dozens of fig cookies … Continue reading

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Dec 2010
Ginger Chews

My grandfather was a phenomenal baker, and these ginger chews were one of his signature cookies. You could always find a container of these cookies on his kitchen table. They are the perfect blend of sweet and spicy, and the … Continue reading

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