Category Archives: Entrees

Mustard Crusted Rack of Lamb with Tarragon Cream Sauce

This tasty dish uses Dijon mustard and fresh tarragon for a delicious yet subtle flavoring to complement the lamb. Continue reading

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Overnight Muesli

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Filet Mignon Sorrentine

This beautiful Italian beef dish is served over spinach and eggplant and topped with cheese and a Marsala sauce. Continue reading

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Country Style Pork Chops

This is a great dish taught to me by a chef named Dion Calcutta many years ago. The creamy sage sauce with sausage and apples make such an exciting flavor combination.

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Banana Sole

This lovely summer dish has a magical flavor combination of filet of Sole, bananas and lemon sauce. Easy to prepare and you can substitute any other mild flavored seafood.

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Hungarian Chicken and Rice

This is unique in that it has no sour cream in it. It’s an old family recipe and my grandmother told me in the part of Hungary her parents were from they didn’t use sour cream. She also served it on the bone so eating was a bit of work but worth the trouble. Continue reading

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Chicken Saltimbocca

Chicken Saltimbocca
Delicious Chicken and prosciutto dish that means Jump-in-the-mouth Continue reading

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Cioppino over linguini

This is the NY version of a San Franciscan Italian seafood stew. They focus on crabs while I focus on a nice variety of seafood. It’s quick to cook once the seafood is prepped and guaranteed to please every seafood lover. You can make the sauce white or red and once in a while I make it pink with just lobster tails, shrimp and broccoli florets. Continue reading

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Mussels Marinara

Mussels Marinara
Great inexpensive summertime or party time dish everyone will enjoy.
Serve with plenty of bread to dip in the sauce.
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Long Island Cheese Steak

Slice Steak Sandwich
This is a variation of the classic Philly cheese steak. On Long Island, where one-quarter of the population is of Italian ancestry, this dish is sometimes known as the the Italian Stallion. Continue reading

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Chili Cook-off: How to make crowd-pleasing chili


My award winning experience as a newbie to the chili competition world. Continue reading

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