Buona Pasqua! Happy Easter!

Buona Pasqua!  Happy Easter! Easter has always been a special time for my family and me.  As an Italian American kid, Easter had been greeted with great expectation because I was completing my Lenten fast of meatless Fridays and no candy for 40 days.  On Easter morning my family and I would get … [Read more...]

Roasted Asparagus with Sautéed Red and Yellow Bell Peppers and Chives

Roasted Asparagus with Sautéed Red and Yellow Bell Peppers and Chives 2 bunches of medium sized asparagus, cleaned and ends trimmed off 1 Yellow Bell Pepper, cored and seeds removed, then sliced into long thin strips about 1/2 inch wide or less 1/2 Red Bell Pepper, diced into 1/2 inch … [Read more...]

Grilled Artichokes with Lemon Aioli and Dill

Grilled artichokes  with Lemon Aioli and Dill 2 Jumbo Green Globe Artichokes juice of 1/2 lemon Extra Virgin Olive Oil coarse sea salt Clean and wash the artichokes well.  Steam artichokes in a covered pot with 2 inches of water with lemon juice until when a fork is inserted it comes out … [Read more...]