Baked Ravioli


Casseroles, Italian Inspired Recipes

Seriously,  sometimes we just don’t have enough time or patience or ……. whatever.  It happens to all of us every now and then.  I love to cook, but since my son passed away, I just don’t always have the oomph or energy.  I usually try to keep a few staples in the freezer and cabinets, […]

November 3, 2017

Small Batch Lasagne


Italian Inspired Recipes, Recipes by Gina

I absolutely love just about any Italian food. My mom was definitely not a cook. I started trying out things on my own way before the internet was available. My first attempts at Spaghetti were very, very basic. It is actually amazing what you can achieve with a can of tomato paste and spices. Luckily, […]

October 19, 2017

Spaghetti Time


Italian Inspired Recipes, Recipes by Gina

Spaghetti – something almost everyone loves.  Hooray, Hooray.  It’s literally one of the few things everyone in my household will eat consistently.  I may have to modify it somewhat, but still – EVERYONE!!  I love this recipe.  It is so easy to add a little bit of this or leave something out…. The possibilities are […]

September 13, 2017

Porcupine Meatballs


Italian Inspired Recipes, Main Dish Recipes

  Well, that got the family’s attention.  What the heck?  We are really having a porcupine for supper? Where did you get it?  Roadkill? Guess we are getting desperate now?  I’m not that hungry!  Made for an interesting discussion!  It’s an ancient recipe – but definitely a great one.  Comfort food.  Easy to make and I generally have […]

August 26, 2017