Author Archives: Mary Moccia

About Mary Moccia

Mother, wife, sister, friend, but most of all Gram! Love learning the craft of cooking and food preparation and expanding my knowledge by using my palate and creativity!

ZITI and GROUND PORK IN VODKA SAUCE

This makes a delicious spaghetti sauce and can be used with any type of spaghetti. The pork adds the perfect amount of pazazz to this hearty dish. It’s flavorful and filling. Hope you enjoy! Ingredients: Volka Sauce: 2 tablespoons olive … Continue reading

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WHITE CHICKEN ENCHILADAS

If you always have leftover rotisserie chicken, here’s the perfect “re-purposing” chicken dish for you! I make it in two aluminum square cake pans and freeze one! Makes a delicious lunch or dinner! Ingredients: 10 soft taco shells 2 cups … Continue reading

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RICOTTA MARBLE CAKE (ITALIAN LAYERED CHEESECAKE)

This is an old Italian recipe and I have to say, it’s scrumptious. I would say it’s “semi-homemade” and comes together to form a complex and absolutely delicious dessert. Serve it cold, out of the refrigerator, you can make it … Continue reading

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CRISPY CHICKEN THIGHS WITH MARY’S SECRET SPICE RUB (Oven Roasted)

This is a delicious way to prepare chicken! If you want white meat chicken, cook it a little longer, by about 10 minutes. This spice rub works with anything, the smoked paprika blends with the other spices to give a … Continue reading

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CHICKEN VESUVIO

If you love artichokes like I do, this is the dish for you! It comes together quickly and has a distinct flavor. The chicken and potatoes are tender and pack a delightful punch. Good for weeknight dinners or a dinner … Continue reading

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