Authentic Bolognese

I was always of the mind that the pasta sauce available in the grocery store offered so much variety that there really wasn’t any reason for ”homemade pasta sauce”. Many purists will argue with me on this, but I could never convince myself that it was worth my time...

Easy Italian Style Meatballs

If there is any food that exemplifies comfort food, it’s meatballs. Your mother likely made meatballs and so did her mother, and chances are that you are also making your own version of them....

Savory Stuffed Pork Chops

When you are looking for a different way to prepare a traditional pork stuffing, try eliminating the sausage in favor of apples and cranberries. You won't miss the meat and you'll save yourself a few calories. ...

Salmon grilled on cedar planks

Grilling salmon (or any seafood) on a cedar plank is the best way to get great flavor, a great presentation and best of all you never have to worry about the filets sticking to grill. It's so simple and the results are always amazing. ...

New England Clam Chowder

Channel New England with a rich and creamy Clam Chowder. The use of leeks and white wine offer a unique and distinctive flavor....

Who doesn’t love Cheezy Puffs (Gougères)?

These cheese puffs make a warm and comforting appetizer or snack.  Best of all, your family and friends don’t need to know how easy they are to make.   While they bake, the dough puffs up creating a pocket of air with a lovely crisp exterior and a tender interior....