Grandma’s Sicilian Egg Cookies

Hi everybody! Today I am doing something a little different.  I am just writing my “train of thought” about lost recipes.  The one I have been trying to make for weeks now is my Grandma’s Sicilian Egg Cookies. My Grandma used … Continue reading

Sicilian Baked Macaroni

Baked Macaroni

When I tell people about Sicilian baked macaroni, they think of baked ziti, never having heard of baked macaroni the way my family makes it.  It is totally different from baked ziti. Baked ziti is cooked ziti pasta mixed with sauce, topped … Continue reading

Grandma’s Sicilian Ricotta Pastry

Grandma Rutas Ricotta Pastry

Grandma’s Sicilian Ricotta Pastry When I was a little girl, my grandmother used to make this simple ricotta pastry with a sweet crust and sweet filling which we called Grandma’s Sicilian Ricotta Pastry.  She always made them 8 inches round.  Now … Continue reading

Grandma’s Sicilian Chicken Soup

Grandma’s Sicilian Chicken Soup  When I was a little girl, my mother and my brothers went to my maternal grandparents’ farm every Sunday. My aunts, uncles and cousins who lived in Auburn were there too.  The kitchen was always loud with … Continue reading

Free AUTHENTIC SICILIAN e-recipe cookbook!

I’ve been working on a SPECIAL e-recipe cookbook offer for YOU!  You will receive a FREE e-recipe cookbook for signing up for a FREE subscription to  By subscribing you will receive an e-mail whenever I post a new blog!  You will also … Continue reading

Sicilian Sunday Sauce with Meat

It’s time to make Sicilian Sunday Sauce with Meat! You’ve made the meatballs and they are in your freezer just waiting to be put into the delicious home-made Sicilian Sunday Sauce with Meat that you are making next from my recipe! … Continue reading