PASTA e FAGIOLI (Pronounced “Pasta Fazool”)

Nothing like a hearty soup to delight your soul! Here’s a family favorite that is full of healthy vegetables and protein rich cannellini beans. Comes together quickly and the entire family will love it! INGREDIENTS: 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/3 cup finely chopped pancetta 1 Kielbasa, cut up in 1 inch rounds 6 garlic cloves, …

1890 SALAD (AKA. FILET MIGNON SALAD)

I had this salad years ago in San Francisco and never forgot how good it was. I’ve recreated this recipe from memory and it was just as good as I remembered. INGREDIENTS: 2 (6 or 8 oz.) filet mignon 1 bottle 1890 salad dressing 2 sourdough English muffins 4 cups salad greens 4 hardboil eggs, …

LENTIL SOUP-ITALIAN STYLE

I have always loved a warm, nurishing bowl of lentil soup. With fall in the air, it was time to fix this delicious dish and share it with my family. Rich in flavor and so healthy for you. I hope you’ll try it for your family! INGREDIENTS: 1 cup carrots, chopped in small pieces 1 …

PASTA e FAGIOLI SOUP

This is one of those meals that’s both hearty and nutritious.  If you love to cook, as I do, you’ll enjoy making this for your family.  It’s definitely a full meal and will feed a lot of people.  Serve it with crusty bread and top it with a good amount of grated Parmesan-reggiano cheese! Ingredients: …

CHINESE CHICKEN SALAD

4 T soy sauce (divided) 3 tsp. toasted sesame oil (divided 1 tsp. & 2 tsp.) 1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1/2 head napa cabbage, thinly shredded (about 6 cups) 1/4 head red cabbage, shredded (about 2 cups) 1 large carrot, shredded (about 2 cups) 3 scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup-include …