This weeks breakfast special will be biscuits and sausage gravy. This is a family favorite that that is easy to make. I have been making this for my family for years with various sides. It's an easy recipe and can feed a large family. Even better, the recipe can be easily doubled when you have
No matter when we went to Grandma’s, you knew that you would get something good to eat. Our Grandma always had four things in her freezer: frizzalines, pizza roll, taralli, and chocolate chip cookies. Flour, eggs, Crisco, sugar. These ingredients come together to make another family tradition—Frazzalines. Every Italian family has a variation of this
My daughter got married last weekend. Months of planning culminated in the perfect celebration. And my family got an amazing new son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend. I am part of a large Italian family, and at our wedding celebrations we have a cookie table. Our cookie table always has several Italian cookies, but
Today’s post is a bit different. I am interviewing fellow author, blogger and my sister, Staci Troilo. I’ve been following Staci’s writing journey since she started. I’m excited to have my sister as my guest today sharing her journey as an author, and information about her upcoming book, Bleeding Heart, being released on August 11.
Those of you who know me, know that I prefer potato chips to sweet desserts. However, there is one sweet dessert that I’m in love with, Pasticciotti. I tried a version at a local bakery, and liked it, but on a trip with my daughter’s soccer team to Italy, I fell in love with it
I heard that question a lot when my kids were younger. I still hear it, but not as often. With the hectic schedules we keep, after school activities, sports, job, shopping, household chores, we don’t have time to prepare a seven course meal. But we don’t want to go out to eat every night either.
Flour, eggs, butter, sugar, Italian meats, cheese, and ricotta. What do these things have in common? They are all part of our family Easter tradition—Easter Pizza. Every Italian family has a variation of this traditional recipe, and everyone believes theirs to be the best. This is just one of the recipes that I have made
I grew up in an Italian home. What, you ask? With a name like Jones, fair skin and blue eyes. If you didn’t know me, you would never have guessed. My Italian roots come from my mother, she is a Naccarato, and my grandfather came over on the boat from Calabria. My genes favor my