Posts Tagged ‘Recipes’

My Dad’s Recipe for the Best Lasagna this Side of Italy

Because my dad comes from a kitchen background, measurements are approximate. This recipe made probably 12-16 servings of lasagna – enough for 3 people to have it for dinner for 3 days. But, it’s so good that surviving on it for days at a time will not be a problem…

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Souffle for One, Please!

That’s the message I want to convey here – a message of hope. While I suppose there are a few pitfalls in making a soufflé, the overall process is easy. You, too, can make a delicious soufflé that will shock and awe, if you just follow these simple steps…

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Eating my Way Through the Holidays, or, How to Gain a Pound a Day pt. 2

‘Tis the season for me to throw simple out the window and make dishes that are, frankly, a pain in the ass. So what better way to start than by trying my hand at a fresh stuffed pasta!…Continue Reading

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Eating my Way Through the Holidays, or, How to Gain a Pound a Day pt. 1

Like any normal girl, when I arrived at my parent’s house for the holidays, I wanted to process meat. I told my dad I wanted to accomplish 3 things: make pate, make some kind of fresh, stuffed pasta (I had been thinking a sort of goat cheese/pork/rabbit creation), and make sausage. Some people make gingerbread cookies to celebrate the holidays. I wanted chorizo…

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Bored with Beets

It’s Sunday. And raining. And unless George Clooney called me up for a date, nothing could get me out of this house, including leaving the comfort of my bed for much-needed groceries.

So, I’m left with rummaging through a relatively-empty refrigerator looking for anything that might sustain me. Spicy mustard and mayo on a warmed up tortilla? Hmmm not so appealing. Luckily, our veggie box came a couple of days ago and there were 2 beautiful beets calling my nameContinue Reading

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Smoked Salmon Rolls – Hooray for the Holidays!

Salmon Rolls

With the holiday season in full swing, the time finally came for me to break out an hors d’oeuvre from the “Kelsey’s Classics” collection – salmon rolls…

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