Tofu for You and Tofu for me…

So, last night we had fresh mozzarella from Joe Leone’s and fresh tomatoes from our garden which were plants from Whole Foods. It’s the second year in a row we were really impressed by the produce from those plants. And Joe’s mozz is by far the best around here. Bell approves too (so spoiled) and…

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How to Gain Dinner Inspiration from Your Fridge and Leftovers

We love a good challenge.  There are times when my husband and I tell each other we have nothing in the house for dinner and it just means we are lazy and/or we feel like ordering.  But, most times it is a challenge, kind of like the show Chopped to use what we have on hand to…

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Homemade “Gravy” from the Garden

What kind of Italian am I?  I confess, I never made homemade gravy (sorry, just so we are clear some of you may refer to it as tomato sauce, but we won’t go there) before.  I mean, we make it using canned whole San Marzano tomatoes all the time, but we never made it from…

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