Category Archives: Pasta

Eggplant parmesan with linguine. 2/14/19

I make eggplant parmesan for my honey on Valentine’s Day. I rarely put this on the dinner menu since it is fried and a mess to make. But it is a special request and it is Valentine’s Day plus I … Continue reading

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Vegan Italian dinner. 2/4/19

I had to revamp my weekly menu plan due to bad weather which kept us away from the grocery store yesterday. Luckily I always have the ingredients in my pantry for my Italian vegan dinner, whole wheat linguine in a … Continue reading

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Big lunch, light dinner. 1/31/19

One of the pitfalls centered around going out to lunch is that lunch turns out to be much higher in calories than my usual lunch. In order to compensate for it I skipped breakfast and planned for a much lighter … Continue reading

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Food from the freezer. 1/30/19

We get home today around noon from St. George, UT.  During the time we were away we sold our car and completed the sale of our house. It was not a pleasant undertaking but it is done and we are … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with meat sauce. 12/11/18

Having eaten Italian food for three weeks in December I took a little break from it after we got home. Now I think enough time has passed to start making it again. The sauce I make is based on ground … Continue reading

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Fast and easy Vegan/Vegetarian

Chickpea stew with ditalini and greens is our go-to vegan/vegetarian dish. It is easy and is made from staples you have in your pantry and fridge. It’s fast (you can make it in half an hour) plus filling and delicious. … Continue reading

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Christmas dining. 12/25/18

Our son and his wife arrived and met us in Florence. We are celebrating Christmas here. Unfortunately we could not procure our usual Christmas bagels and lox so we settled for Italian panattone. There is a bakery downstairs from the … Continue reading

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