Old Fashioned Mac and Cheese

Sometimes there is nothing that can soothe your soul like a hot dish of homemade macaroni and cheese. It’s not surprising that people have come up with thousands of variations on this popular dish. (Certainly, there is room for all kinds of delicious mac and...

Mom’s Spaghetti Sauce

This is a favorite weeknight meal at our house! If you already have Jim’s Italian Sausage and Sicilian Tomato Sauce on hand, it is quite easy to put together and goes a long way (two nights for us). You can certainly get a very tasty result with your favorite...

Thanksgiving

Here are some of our family’s favorite Thanksgiving recipes. It is the holiday I like most, and I hope that this page will grow every year! What are your best Thanksgiving treats? Please email me or comment below! Pumpkin Cheesecake Layer Pie (No Bake) by Katie...

Jim’s Italian Sausage

Jim’s Italian Sausage is so versatile and handy to have around! This recipe makes about 5 pounds of sausage, most of which we freeze in smaller amounts for later use. A couple of our favorite recipes are Italian Sausage Manicotti and Mom’s Spaghetti Sauce....

Pork Scallopini with Marsala Mushroom Gravy

This is a hearty, flavorful dish that offers the satisfaction of comfort food without packing on a ton of fat and calories. We like to serve it with “Kluski” noodles or spaetzle (when we have time to make them). Add a vegetable or salad side, and you have...

Porcini Mushroom Pasta Sauce

Porcini mushrooms have a wonderful, rich and earthy flavor that turns this simple creamy sauce into something really special. Above it is pictured with cheese ravioli that came in the refrigerator case at the grocery store. This combination offers a quick and easy,...