Phyllo Pastry Bites on a plate

Phyllo Pastry Bites

Little Phyllo Pastry Bites, Big Taste These little Phyllo Pastry Bites will satisfy family and friends while they wait for you to serve the main course.  Puff pastry is so versatile that you can make endless appetizers and some really cool desserts. So if you are looking for a tasty appetizer?  Look no further, try these Phyllo Pastry Bites. I made these Phyllo Pastry Bites a few weeks ago for …

Pizza Bread on a Plate

Easy Pizza Bread

Crazy Easy Pizza Bread Last summer, we were on our way back from our vacation at Sherkston Shores Resort.  It’s  what I would refer to as glamorous trailer park sitting on Lake Erie. We had a great week with fantastic weather.  We got home at around 12:00 pm and I’m just not feeling like putting something together for dinner.  I got laundry started and I’m catching up on Game of …

Grilled Calamari

Grilled Calamari

Who doesn’t like calamari? Deep fried calamari or grilled calamari, you won’t be able to pass these by… This version is for a Grilled Calamari. Marinated in olive oil, lemon juice and white wine vinegar, these will make a great addition as an appetizer or as an entree to any meal. Guaranteed to be a family favorite. Very easy to make these grilled calamari, and most importantly the clean up …

Italian Arancini Rice Balls

The Best Italian Arancini di Riso (Rice Balls)

Arancini (Rice Balls) These Italian Arancini are stuffed with Prosciutto, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Mozzarella Cheese. And, yes, these are the ingredients that comfort food is made from. So what are Arancini?  They are an Italian delight.  They come in large 3-4″ rounds or small 2″ rounds.  Made of rice and often stuffed with a ground beef in a tomato sauce, peas and cheese. These little Italian Arancini treasures are dipped …

zucchini fritters on a plate

Fluffy Italian Zucchini Fritters (Pancakes)

Easy Zucchini Fritters Thanks to my Mom for passing down this recipe for Zucchini Fritters. A delicious side dish made of wholesome ingredients, like fresh zucchini, parmesan cheese, parsley and eggs. Trust me that once you try this recipe for Zucchini Fritters, you will be able to use up all those zucchini from your garden and make this recipe all of the time! Your whole family will loves these including …

Crispy Fried Calamari

Homemade Crispy Fried Calamari

Crispy Fried Calamari These Homemade Crispy Fried Calamari aren’t as hard to make at home as you might think.  With just a little bit of flour, salt and squid rings, you’ll be licking your lips in no time. Is there anyone who doesn’t like Fried Calamari?  Not that you know of, right? They are great as an appetizer, or even an entrée with a salad and they are so easy …

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup in a bowl

Easy Roasted Butternut Squash Soup (Whole30, Paleo)

Butternut Squash If you are walking through your supermarket and you notice that there is an abundance of squash, it’s probably fall.  The best time to make Butternut Squash Soup. But, you take one look at the squash, and you think what would I do with it? How does it taste? How do I roast it? And what’s the difference between all the different types of squash. Well, in this …