Catering Event: What else is on the Menu?

Save the Date Catering Event
Save the Date Catering Event

At our recent ‘Save the Date’ Catering Event, Heidi and I served delicious Prosciutto wrapped Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan Cheese drizzled with Balsamic Reduction. These asparagus are the perfect accompaniment for any get-together. They’re super easy to make but are so beautiful and delicious that they are almost always the first to disappear! Another addition was Classic Deviled Eggs… Continue reading

Parmesan Chicken & Pancetta with a Lemon Onion Cream Sauce and Lemon Asparagus

Chicken with onion sauce

Tonight’s dinner is a slight variation of one of Linda and my childhood dinners, with a few ingredient changes. I know Linda remembers my mother’s broccoli wrapped with ham and Swiss cheese served with an onion sauce. Back then it was not one of my favorites. Well this version is right up my ally. How about you Linda?   Continue reading

Mushroom & Sage Risotto


In New York City there was this wonderful little restaurant whose specialty was risotto. The name of the restaurant was Risotteria. It was located in the West Village on Bleecker St. They prepared a multitude of different risottos including a fabulous mushroom risotto. Unfortunately, they’ve closed but they inspired me! I also prepare a mushroom risotto but mine is flavored with andouille sausage along with cremini mushrooms. I top it off with sage sautéed in butter, a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese and a swirl of truffle oil. It’s creamy and delicious…Enjoy!
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Spaghetti Bolognese

use 10-Plated Spaghetti 3

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love pasta! My boys ask for it on a daily basis…so I try to make a different pasta every week to broaden their taste buds. This Spaghetti Bolognese is by far their favorite! And it will soon become your family’s favorite too. A classic Bolognese sauce simmers for hours on the stove to achieve the perfect balance of tender meat and flavor. This sauce is a really easy to make meat and blush-sauce and thankfully doesn’t take hours to make but the results taste like they have been simmering all day.    Continue reading