Cauliflower and Black Olive Gratin

Today’s post for winter friendly Cauliflower and Black Olive Gratin probably seems a bit out of place if your address lies close to the 120 longitudinal line.  However if you inhabit a locale in the southern hemisphere where the weather is cooling off or you’re indifferent about turning your oven on in the summertime then […]

Lasagna!

I LOVE lasagna. Tender lasagna noodles layered with a homemade sauce, creamy ricotta, and finished with a sprinkling of Mozzarella and Parmesan oh so good! I can’t imagine a much better combination of textures and flavors.  I have several other lasagna recipes and even a tortilla lasagna which are all tummy rubbing good, but this […]

Penne with Spicy Italian Sausage and Basil

Mmmmm! PASTA. Growing up I lived on the delicious stuff; I brought penne with pesto to lunch at school, cooked tomato basil spaghetti at home, and ate pounds of tortellini the day before swim meets. Nowadays in light of my retirement from age group swimming an activity that allowed me to eat twice the amount […]