Torta Salata, Ham, Leek and Mushroom Pie

Torta Salata, Ham, Leek and Mushroom Pie

Torta Salata, Ham, Leek and Mushroom Pie, this lovely torte works well for entertaining, is great for a luncheon, easy dinner or served as a starter or appetizer.  This Torta Salata is made by marrying  leeks, mushrooms, cheeses, eggs and ham.  What I love about savory pies,  they are the invention of  ingredients that you […]

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The Best Crunchy Oven Baked Chicken

The Best Crunchy Oven Baked Chicken

The Best Crunchy Oven Baked Chicken, and it really is.  This easy, delicious recipe, I discovered by chance while watching an Italian cooking program, Prova del Cuoco, where a guest host was making this chicken dish, she called “Pollo all’ Americana”.  Even though it is called “American Chicken”, there are many components of this recipe […]

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Spaghetti Frittata with Butternut Squash, Leeks and Sage

Spaghetti Frittata with Butternut Squash, Leeks and Sage

Spaghetti Frittata with Butternut Squash, Leeks and Sage,  a great appetizer, snack or main for a Halloween or fall gathering, even for Thanksgiving.  This recipe is the seasonal upgraded  alternative to my original basic Spaghetti Frittata.  Today’s recipe, with butternut squash or fresh pumpkin, leeks and sage adds a little fall flair to my traditional frittata […]

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