Penne Arrabiata

Penne Arrabiata

Penne Arrabiata translates to Angry Penne, which is an apt name for this spicy pasta dish. My father didn’t typically put too much spice into his cooking, but this was one exception. If people wanted the pasta angry they got it angry! If you look at and try different people’s versions of Penne Arrabiata, you […]

Chicken Parmigiana

Chicken Parmagiana

Chicken Parmigiana Chicken Parmigiana with breaded chicken cutlets, marinara sauce, parmigiano and melted mozzarella cheese is a classic Italian-American comfort food. I know on Labor Day weekend you are supposed to grill. But the forecast had been calling for rain on Sunday and I had just recently made a batch of Marinara Sauce. So, I thought what […]


Zeppole You don’t have to wait for the next Italian festival or carnival to enjoy some fried dough. With this recipe you can make delicious Zeppole right at at home. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, and let the memories of eating them out of the bag while enjoying the sites and sounds of the feast come […]