When it’s time for a chocolate indulgence, you want something gooooooood. I’ve got the perfect thing. They don’t take much time to make and use just a touch of flour so they’re
Gn-YES! Gnocchi with Chunky Vodka Sauce!
Gnocchi (pronounced nyoh-kee) has always been one of my favorite pastas. The little potato pillow puffs as backdrop for a dense and flavorful sauce can be the most delicious indulgence. The downside to
Oh My Cod! Prosciutto Cod Bites
Cod fish is such a “meaty”, fresh fish. I love discovering new combinations to incorporate it into my dishes. As for prosciutto, it is an indulgence I really adore. And when it
Me Oh My! Potato Pie!
One potato, two potato, three potato, four! When you have this pie, you’re going to want MORE! 🙂 The potato is a universal tuber. Everyone loves them in one form
Mini Blueberry Cakes!
I had a wonderful friend named Louise Morgan who would tell amazing stories of her life and family. During such glorious visits, she’d serve coffee in dainty blue Wedgwood cups and
Applicious! Apple Walnut Galette!
I am a pie lover. Sweet pies, savory pies… pockets of deliciousness made of flaky fine dough. An “open faced pie” is how I’d define a galette. It’s also called a
Double this Dutch Baby Pancake!
I’ve never met anyone who doesn’t love a pancake. My mother, being very particular about her pancakes, will write off any restaurant that can’t get them right. As wonderful as they can be, they’ve got
Late Night Nosh? Cacio e Pepe!
Late night celebrations are AMAZING! Usually there is dancing and lots of cocktails, laughing and spending time with fun people. YEAH! To top off the night, having a great dish
Prosciutto & “Snappers”!
My godfather, Carlo Catuogno, was a very funny man. He’d be served a dish of macaroni, eat it quickly, and jokingly say, “Where’s the coffee?” to signify his being done
The Quintessential Christmas Fruit Cake! No… A GOOD One!
We’ve all been fooled into believing that a Christmas Fruit Cake need be a brick of sickeningly sweet & sticky cake and fruit. Not so!! Although we’ve shared this recipe
Arancini or Stuffed Rice Balls, Love Nanny
Today is a very special day. Today I share with you the most coveted recipe in my family. We call them “ronginis” but they are arancini, or stuffed rice balls. My
Creamy Asparagus Soup!
There’s something to be said for a simple yet elegant dish that BEGS to be made often – for company, for family, for yourself. This Asparagus Soup is one of the greats!
One of the most indulgent pasta dishes is Fettuccine Alfredo. The creamy cheesiness intoxicates your taste buds! When I was young, my family would often go to a wonderful restaurant in
Giving Thanks – Recipe Redux
On Thanksgiving, I am very grateful for every good thing in my life – and excited about the bounty of delicious dishes! We all have favorite recipes we “save” for the
Sunday Gravy – GRAVY DAY!
I grew up in the Bronx in an Italian-American family. The Sunday ritual was making gravy! OK… here we go. The sauce or gravy conversation. I’ll simplify as I see it. A sauce
Pumpin’ Up the Jam! Blueberry Jam, That Is!
Yeah, yeah… I know… it’s like Freezer Jam Spam at this point! Haha! But I promise you, this is the final in the series of Freezer Jam… for THIS Summer (not that
This Jam is Figgin’ Great! Fig Jam!
Summer is almost over so preserving those flavors in freezer jam is my newest fun and easy go-to. I wanted to make it a bit more healthy so I brought in
Keepin’ Your Summer JAM Playin’ Through The Year! Strawberry Freezer Jam!
JAM… nothing is better on a piece of buttered toast, in plain yogurt, over ice cream, on a crumpet or croissant… strawberry especially! When my good friend Joe Becwar mentioned
Avocado-Oh No! The BEST Salad!
Accidents in the kitchen are not a surprise, especially when you’re KitchAnnette (haha). A little burn here, a little nick there… no big whoop. Well I made up for a
Fully Maron-ated! Sweetly Angry Kale & Bacon!
It’s so much fun when you get the opportunity to see an entertainer you like live. Thursday night I finally got to see Marc Maron perform when he kicked off the NY area leg of his