Sexy. Sassy. Sunday Sauce

What is Sunday Sauce? Sunday sauce is a longstanding tradition in Italian homes. It’s the day we make a fresh batch of marinara sauce. Every family has their own authentic version of this sauce handed down from generation to generation. I’m sharing my version in this blog post. Since it’s harvest season, I am using fresh tomatoes for this recipe, see Options listed below for … Continue reading Sexy. Sassy. Sunday Sauce

Italian for dinner – CHICKEN CACCIATORE

Chicken cacciatore is a classic Italian comfort dish. As with most Italian dishes, each family has its own version of sauce, pasta dishes, and desserts that are passed down from generation to generation. As the recipe is passed down, some family members (meaning me), and at times (meaning me, most of the time) the family member will tweak and put their own spin on the dish. … Continue reading Italian for dinner – CHICKEN CACCIATORE

Cadbury eggs move over—it’s ZEPPOLE time

It’s that time of the year again, where everyone is hunting down Cadbury Easter Eggs, chocolate bunnies, or marshmallow eggs, so why not raise your sweet tooth bar a little higher and bake up a batch of these heavenly balls of dough—ZEPPOLE.     Zeppoles are deep-fried dough balls, topped with powdered sugar. However, as is with most things of my people, every household has … Continue reading Cadbury eggs move over—it’s ZEPPOLE time

Fabio – The Chef who set his Grandma’s kitchen on fire

Re-posting this interview I did with Celebrity Chef Fabio Viviani. This charismatic celebrity chef hates cilantro. At seven-years-old, he set fire to his grandmother’s kitchen. He explains why he reviewed his own cook book on Amazon. Bravo to  him, I say. He gives us insight into reality television. I had the pleasure of speaking with Fabio Viviani (Top Chef Contestant) on the phone. I wish I … Continue reading Fabio – The Chef who set his Grandma’s kitchen on fire

Fabio Viviani the Chef who set his Grandma’s Kitchen on Fire

Re-posting this interview for the new blog followers. This charismatic celebrity chef hates cilantro. At seven years old, he set fire to his grandmother’s kitchen. He explains why he reviewed his own cook book on Amazon. Bravo to  him, I say. He gives us insight into reality television. I had the pleasure of speaking with Fabio (Top Chef Contestant) on the phone. I wish I could … Continue reading Fabio Viviani the Chef who set his Grandma’s Kitchen on Fire