A Neighborly Visit

I have fond memories of going to my Italian grandmother’s and my Aunt Millie’s house on Sundays. They lived in a two-story home located in a small Italian neighborhood.  Everybody knew them. Any time you stopped by, there was always company, and someone speaking Italian. Aunt Millie was the ultimate chef. She would always have mounds of food ready to be eaten the moment her…

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Summer Pasta Salad

Summer is the time for family gatherings and picnics. Everyone always wants to contribute a meal, but doesn’t want to bring a dish that will spoil in the hot sun. This is a great option. It’s the perfect make-ahead salad for a picnic or a summer party. If you haven’t been to the Mediterranean, this salad will bring you there in one delicious bite. I…

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Try these hot dogs for the kids!

These are as easy as they look! I bought a package of crescent rolls and sliced them thinly. Then, I carefully twisted them around the hot dog. They baked in the oven until they were cooked through, and the rolls appeared lightly browned. Serve with your favorite hot dog dipping sauce, and the kids (and okay the adults) will be happy. Summer fun!

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