Chicken Corn Chowder Soup

My youngest daughter made this wonderful corn chowder soup over the weekend.  She saved me some, and I just loved it so I made sure she gave me the recipe . Chicken Corn Chowder Soup Ingredients: 1/4 cup flour 1/4 cup butter 2 cloves minced garlic 1 1/2 breast from a roast chicken (shredded) 1 yellow onion (diced) 1 can whole kernel sweet corn (15.25 oz) 4 medium celery stalks (approximately 2 cups, sliced thin) …

Italian Sausage and Broccoli Rabe with Rigatoni

Bake Italian sausage for 25 to 30 minutes. In a pan lightly coated with olive oil, add 2 oz of garlic. Cook until the garlic is lightly golden. Next, add a pinch of crushed red pepper flakes. Boil the broccoli rabe until it is tender. Then add it to the pan with olive oil and garlic. Add in the sausage. Separately boil the pasta. When done, add to a bowl and top with the sausage …

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all you chocolate lovers! You know who you are. You can’t say no. Chocolate just calls your name. This North Pole Cocktail is perfect for you. My daughter-in-law made some modifications from the original recipe my son found at found at Half Baked Harvest. North Pole Cocktail Adapted from original recipe from Half Baked Harvest. 4 ounces vanilla flavored vodka 2 ounces coffee liqueur 4 tablespoons chocolate syrup 3 teaspoons honey …

Chicken Cacciatore

Last night we had my husband’s version of chicken cacciatore, a classic Italian dish, for dinner. This was the perfect no fuss meal for a chilly day. It cooked in the oven while the girls and I were planning for the upcoming holidays. When we were done, the meal was ready to come out of the oven. It was as simple as that.

Ring Pasta

This is a delicious pasta dish handed down from a mother to her son. What could be more special? My husband’s dear mother, Rosaria, made her pasta with love for her sons in Sicily. Not everyone has the time to make their sauce from scratch as she did. So here is a quick version to fit any family and lifestyle. This recipe is very versatile. You can use sausage in place of the ground beef …